State Farm, Insurance Marketer Hit With Robocalling Suit

Law360, Chicago (August 2, 2013, 5:22 PM EDT) -- State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. and an insurance marketing firm were targeted in a putative class action in California federal court Thursday alleging that they violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by robocalling consumers' cellphones in an attempt to get them to buy auto insurance.

California residents Casey Blotzer, Josh Friedman and Jillian Green assert that Instant Insurance Marketing "maintained apparent authority" to act on State Farm's behalf for the calls, and that both companies invaded their privacy when the marketing firm called them through...
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