Hyannis, MA asked in Consumer Law for Massachusetts

Q: This new local business in my area has an aggressive marketing campaign that includes calls and tons of voicemails. I've

asked them to stop but they won't. Can I sue them?

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Adam Savett
Adam Savett
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Allentown, PA

A: The short answer is probably.

There is a federal law, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, or TCPA, that makes many types of calls illegal.

Largely it depends on the type of call (e.g. robocall vs live), the nature of the number called (e.g. cell vs landline vs business number), whether you have any existing relationship with the caller, and whether you gave permission to be called.

There are many good TCPA lawyers that will handle your case on a contingent basis.

Best of luck.

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