Job Offer Calls Don't Violate TCPA, Health Insurer Says

Law360, Los Angeles (January 4, 2013, 7:58 PM EST) -- United American Insurance Co. asked a California federal judge on Thursday to dismiss a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action over prerecorded phone calls advertising the company’s job openings, saying the law doesn’t ban offers of potential employment.

Plaintiff Jordan Friedman sued health and accident insurer United American and its parent company, Torchmark Corporation, in November after United American auto-dialed him twice with prerecorded messages advertising a recruiting webinar for insurance sales jobs with the company. The messages said the webinar also would teach attendees about...
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