Walmart, Collection Firm Face Class Cert. In TCPA Suit

Law360 (March 7, 2018, 8:43 PM EST) -- A consumer asked a Florida federal court Tuesday to certify a class of cellphone owners whom a Walmart-hired law firm allegedly bombarded with collection calls intended for other people, contending that the individuals are united by common questions regarding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act claims.

Amber Goins moved for class certification in her suit alleging that the calls Palmer Recovery Attorneys PLLC made through a vendor seeking to collect money from accused Walmart Inc. shoplifters violated the TCPA, asserting that class treatment is the best way...
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