Robocalls Cause Concrete Harm Under Spokeo, Judge Rules

Law360, New York (June 30, 2016, 10:17 PM EDT) -- The consumer accusing Got Warranty Inc. and others of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by making computer-dialed telemarketing calls to her cellphone suffered concrete, particularized privacy invasion injuries under the U.S. Supreme Court's Spokeo decision and can proceed with her suit, a West Virginia federal judge ruled Thursday.

Diana Mey has standing to continue her litigation against Got Warranty, N.C.W.C. Inc. and Palmer Administrative Services Inc. because the unwanted robocalls she allegedly received constituted concrete harm, both tangible and intangible, in the form of lost phone battery life, lost phone minutes, and the "intrusion upon and occupation of the capacity...

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