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Dish Network Gets Served: An Illinois Court Finds Massive Exposure for Violations of Telemarketing and Do-Not-Call Restrictions
Posted on 18 Dec 2014 by Troutman Sanders

by Alan D. Wingfield , Chad Fuller , Naomi Spector and Virginia Bell Flynn On December 12, 2014, an Illinois federal judge found Dish Network LLC liable for participating in millions of unwanted telemarketing sales calls, where Dish Network could... Read More

FCC Levies Record $2.96 Million Fine Against Florida Company for Autodialed Calls
Posted on 18 Aug 2015 by Troutman Sanders

by Justin Brandt , Alan D. Wingfield and Chad Fuller On August 11, the Federal Communications Commission handed down a $2.96 million fine against Travel Club Marketing Inc., related entities, and owner Olen Miller (collectively “Travel Club”... Read More

Federal Judge Tosses TCPA Lawsuit Against Telemarketer on Behalf of Charity
Posted on 25 Sep 2015 by Troutman Sanders

A new federal court decision provides important guidance to nonprofits and their vendors in using automatic dialers to place fundraising calls. On September 21, Judge Matthew Leitman of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan... Read More