6th Circuit: Prior Consent Dooms TCPA Class Complaint

(February 17, 2016, 2:17 PM EST) -- CINCINNATI — Patients who provided their cell phone numbers to the hospital where they received medical care gave their “prior express consent” to receive collection calls at that number for debt owed for medical care, the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Feb. 12, upholding a trial court’s rejection of a class suit filed by patients under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) (Zachary Baisden, et al. v. Credit Adjustments, Inc., No. 15-3411, 6th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 2465).

(Opinion available. Document #43-160219-020Z.)...
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