Marketing Calls For Johnny Knoxville Film Draw TCPA Suit

Law360, New York (May 17, 2013, 3:55 PM EDT) -- A California man on Thursday brought a putative class action against two film industry-connected research companies for using an automated dialing system to contact him about a screening for a new comedy from actor Johnny Knoxville, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Seyed A. Razavi brought the suit in California federal court, alleging Ipsos OTX Corp. and MPG Worldwide LLC breached the TCPA by contacting him on his cellphone with an automated call and invading his privacy.

Razavi says he was called twice beginning...
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