Buffalo Bills Say TCPA Doesn’t Apply In Fan’s Text Suit

Law360, New York (November 20, 2012, 2:00 PM EST) -- The Buffalo Bills football franchise asked a Florida federal judge Monday to toss a putative class action claiming the team sent fans thousands of unsolicited text messages, arguing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act doesn’t apply because the plaintiff agreed to receive the messages.

Disgruntled fan Jerry Wojcik claims the Bills are violating the TCPA by sending him more than the five messages per calendar week he signed up for as part of the club's text alert service, but the team says the TCPA was enacted to...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Wojcik v. Buffalo Bills, Inc.


Case Number

8:12-cv-02414

Court

Florida Middle

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Steven D. Merryday

Date Filed

October 25, 2012

Law Firms

Companies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.