Allstate Can't Shake TCPA Suit Over Calif. Robocalls
By Juan Carlos Rodriguez (June 11, 2013, 1:46 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday trimmed a proposed class action alleging Allstate Insurance Co. violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by contacting consumers on their cellphones without their consent, but rejected the insurers' bid to toss the entire suit.
U.S. District Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton granted Allstate's motion to dismiss a claim of knowing and willful violations of the TCPA because the two named plaintiffs — who allege Allstate called them multiple times on their cellphones in an attempt to solicit their business — didn't oppose the dismissal, leaving one claim that it negligently violated the act.
The plaintiffs said...
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