TCPA Exclusions Not Enough To Avoid Text Blasting Claims

Law360, New York (February 15, 2012, 2:56 PM EST) -- Insurers are increasingly turning to policy exclusions to avoid statutory claims in class actions over the transmission of unsolicited text messages, but their terms may not be broad enough to entirely preclude coverage for invasion of privacy allegations, attorneys say.

A slew of companies including GameStop Corp., Google Inc., Wenner Media LLC, Nascar Holdings Inc. and Microsoft Corp. are facing litigation accusing them of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by barraging consumers with unwanted text messages advertising services and promotions.

As companies begin seeking coverage...
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