Heart Docs Hit Forest Labs With Class Action Over Junk Faxes

Law360, New York (December 3, 2012, 9:07 PM EST) -- A Missouri cardiology practice has accused a Forest Laboratories Inc. unit of sending junk faxes advertising a blood pressure drug in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, according to a proposed class action removed to federal court Friday.

St. Louis Heart Center Inc. says it received 40 junk faxes from the defendants between August 2010 and January 2011, in violation of the TCPA, which prohibits entities from sending or having an agent send unsolicited advertisements via fax. The original complaint was filed in the Circuit...
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