Freedom Mortgage Can't Shake 2 TCPA Class Actions In NJ

By Bill Wichert (August 2, 2018, 10:49 PM EDT) -- Freedom Mortgage Corp. lost separate bids to escape two putative class actions over allegedly unsolicited phone calls when a New Jersey federal judge ruled Thursday that the customers' lawsuits supported their claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

U.S. District Judge Jerome B. Simandle denied Freedom Mortgage's motions to dismiss the proposed class actions alleging in part that the New Jersey-based business made such calls using an automatic telephone dialing system, or ATDS, and ignored the plaintiffs' requests that the calls stop.

The judge also rejected the company's alternative requests to stay the cases pending guidance from the Federal Communications Commission...

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