- Ann Fox v. Spectrum Club of Santa Barbara - March 20, 2017
We are pleased to announce another victory on behalf of our client. The court grants plaintiff’s Motion for Final Approval of Class Action Settlement and Certification of Settlement Class.
- Abdeljalil v. GE Capital Retail Bank
Proud to say that The Hon. John A Houston finally approved a TCPA class action for $7,000,000 against Ge capital Corp with The Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman as co-lead counsel. A Great day for consumers!
- Fox v. Spectrum Club of Santa Barbara
ILYM Group Inc., a neutral third party that has been court appointed as Claims Administrator for this case, announces that Class Counsel, Joshua B. Swigart, Abbas Kazerounian, Jason Ibey and Todd M. Friedman have reached an agreement to resolve this class action pending against Spectrum Club of Santa Barbara in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara. The lawsuit alleges that Spectrum Club of Santa Barbara violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by text messaging cell phones using an automated dialer for marketing purposes without consent.
- False Advertising Class Action Against Hewlett Packard Company
On Friday, September 9th, 2016 the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California granted class certification for plaintiff Anne Wolf. In doing so, Judge Beverly O'Connell determined that we, the Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman, P.C., would fairly and adequately represent the interests of a class of consumers who purchased a falsely advertised HP LaserJet P1102 printer in their action against Hewlett Packard Company.
- QC Holdings To Pay $1.5M To Settle TCPA Suit
A California federal judge on Monday gave final approval to a $1.5 million settlement resolving claims brought pursuant to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act against a Kansas-based payday lender that consumers said contacted them on their cellphones via prerecorded calls to collect an alleged, unknown debt.
- Ariaza et. al. v The Scotts Company, LLC
On Monday September 19, 2016, Hon. Judge Kenneth R. Freeman granted a motion for final approval of class settlement in the matter of Ariaza et. al. v The Scotts Company, LLC, Case No. BC570350, consolidated with Case No. BC577875. The consolidated class actions were brought by Plaintiffs for violations of the California Labor Code on behalf of two classes: (a) 603 current and former Merchandisers and Counselors employed by Scotts in California from January 26, 2011 through December 1, 2015 and (b) approximately 180 current and former non-exempt employees employed by Scotts in California from January 26, 2014 through December 1, 2015 who worked double overtime. The Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman, P.C. was named class counsel in a $925,000 non-reversionary class action settlement that sought compensation for unpaid wages, unpaid overtime, unpaid meal and rest break premiums, unreimbursed expenses incurred in the line of work, and penalties for failure to pay all timely wages and failure to issue accurate wage statements.
- Ann Fox v. Asset Acceptance, LLC
Ms. Ann Fox retained the Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman and brought a Class Action Complaint against Asset Acceptance, LLC on behalf of herself and similarly situated individuals for invading the privacy rights of thousands of consumers nationwide by contacting them on their cellular telephones using an automatic telephone dialing system without their permission. After extensive litigation, the parties agreed to the settle the dispute by having Asset Acceptance, LLC cease its current calling practices and providing class-wide relief to the estimated 386,803 Class Members in the form of a substantial financial benefit of $1,000,000.00, an $800,000 debt forgiveness component and a $200,000 cash settlement. The Court approved the settlement on July 1, 2016.
Client was walking on Keller Ave on he sidewalk when she heard someone yelling she turned and looked back and saw a medium size dog running after her client got very scared and to shield herself from the dog she raised her walker but lost her balance and fell to the floor breaking her hip. Client said as soon as she hit the floor the dog saw another dog passing and chased after that dog thank god that caused the dog to run for the other dog and not attack client. Client was transported from the scene to the hospital where she had surgery to her hip and metal plates inserted.
- Ari Friedman v. LAC Basketball Club, Inc.
Los Angeles Clippers agreed to settle up to $5 million putative Telephone Consumer Protection Act class-action case filed by plaintiff, Ari Friedman for allegedly sending fans unsolicited text messages.
- Gehrich v. Chase
Chase Bank USA has agreed to settle $34 million in class-action lawsuit for allegedly violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by placing calls to consumers' cell phones without consent.
- Aboudi v. T-Mobile USA, Inc.
A proposed settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit brought by Sayan Aboudi against T-Mobile USA, Inc. under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA"). The lawsuit alleges that T-Mobile violated the TCPA by using an automatic telephone dialing system or and artificial or prerecorded voice to place collections calls to cell phones without the prior express consent of Plaintiff and class members. T-Mobile denies any liability and denies that this case could be certified as a class action if it were litigated. More details on the settlement can be found at www.aboudisettlement.com. The class is represented by Todd Friedman of the Law Offices of Todd Friedman, Josh Swigart of Hyde & Swigart, Abbas Kazerounian of the Kazerouni Group, APC, and Paul Mankin of the Law Offices of Paul Mankin. T-Mobile USA, Inc. is represented by Kristine McAlister Brown of Alston & Bird LLP.
- Than Zaw v. Nelnet, Inc.
A class-action case between Than Zaw v. Nelnet Inc. has been settled for $1.2 million. Nelnet Inc. has agreed to resolve the putative claims for allegedly recording telephone calls of plaintiff without prior consent.
- Carrie Couser v. Comenity Bank
Comenity Bank agreed to settle $8.5 million for allegedly violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
- Adrienne Dancer v. LA Times
A favorable class-action settlement for Adrienne Dancer was announced recently against Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC.