TrueBlue To Pay $5M To Settle TCPA Texting Suit

Law360, New York (November 22, 2016, 4:10 PM EST) -- Staffing company TrueBlue Inc. has agreed to pay $5 million to settle allegations it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending spam texts to unconsenting individuals, according to documents filed in Washington federal court Monday.

Class counsel is asking for 33 percent of that 5 million to go toward attorneys' costs, saying the almost $1.67 million in fees is fair given the final award of $1,694 to each of the 1,948 members of the settlement class, which was certified in September.

"Such [class] relief is significantly above the average TCPA settlement both in Washington and nationwide" class counsel said of...

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