When you receive calls that are in violation of the TCPA, FCCPA and FDCPA, you may be entitled to damages. Our experienced attorneys can help assess your situation and assist you with the materials necessary to gather information so we can file a claim on your behalf. Rest assured, this will be at no cost to you. Our attorneys work on a contingency basis.
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (“TCPA”) was enacted into law in 1991. Most commonly known for its creation of the “Do Not Call Registry,” the TCPA governs and protects consumers in many other ways. Offering more protection, the FCCPA also governs the conduct of first-party creditors (i.e., banks) when they collect their own debts.
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) was enacted by Congress in 1978 to help try to remedy what were abusive debt collection practices. The FDCPA regulates debt collectors and establishes rules that ensure you are treated with honesty, dignity, fairness and respect.
The Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (“FCCPA”), like the FDCPA, protects consumers from certain debt collection actions. Specifically, it prohibits debt collectors and telemarketers from making robo-calls to your cellular phone.
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