Justices' TCPA Take Won't Affect Charter Suit, Consumer Says

By Khorri Atkinson (May 4, 2020, 9:33 PM EDT) -- A consumer suing Charter Communications for allegedly making illegal debt-collection robocalls fired back at Charter's request to pause her proposed class action pending a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a separate case, telling a Connecticut federal court the justices' ruling would have no impact on her suit.

Missouri consumer Kelly Carlier urged the district court Friday to move forward with proceedings because her suit does not concern the 2015 exemption in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, which is at the center of the Supreme Court case, William P. Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants.

Carlier sued the telecom in February for...

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