$855,000 ‘texting’ settlement: Americans have one week remaining to claim their $161 settlement payouts from telemarketing. The Tennessee-based shoe retailer Journeys has agreed to resolve allegations that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending unsolicited telemarketing texts.
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is a federal law enacted in 1991 that restricts telephone solicitations and the use of automated telephone apparatus in response to the rising number of telephone marketing calls.
Despite not admitting wrongdoing, the company will pay $855,000 to settle the lawsuit.
The lawsuit alleged that Journeys sent consumers unsolicited telemarketing texts after they had opted out of receiving them.
Final week: You are eligible to file a claim if you received one or more text messages from Journeys between December 21, 2017 and May 9, 2023, despite sending a “stop” text message or other opt-out requests.
Under the provisions of the settlement, eligible parties may receive a cash payment of up to $161.47.
Please be aware that precise payout amounts will most likely vary based on the number of participants.
You must submit a valid claim form by September 21, 2023, to obtain the payment.
There are several methods to claim a portion of the pie.
First, you can obtain a Claim Form or request one by calling 1-888-878-9398 and speaking with the Settlement Administrator.
To be regarded valid, your form must be completed completely and accurately, signed under penaltyelte, and submitted on time.
It must be submitted via US Mail or the Submit Claim website, with a postmark or online submission by September 21, 2023.
Note that only one claim form per Settlement Class Member may be submitted.
A letter should have been sent to those who wished to opt out of the settlement by July 21, 2023.
As a result of a significant company’s settlement of data privacy allegations, Americans may be eligible for another $750 payment.
Final week: The Standard Market LLC resolveds allegations that it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act by sharing confidential employee information without consent.
Using their fingerprints to log in, over 2,000 employees provided biometric information.
However, the lawsuit asserts that employees were not provided with a valid consent form.
The 2,082 employees at Standard Market between May 9, 2014, and February 22, 2020, are eligible for the settlement.
In order to receive the funds, you must submit a valid claim form by October 18.
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