Result: Over $300 million in settlements
Lieff Cabraser has spearheaded a series of groundbreaking class actions under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), which prohibits abusive telephone practices by lenders and marketers, and places strict limits on the use of autodialers to call or send texts or robocalls to cell phones.
Settlements in Lieff Cabraser’s TCPA Cases
|Wells Fargo||2018||$77.6 million|
|Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp.||2017||$10.5 million|
|American Express||2016||$9.25 million|
|State Farm||2016||$7 million|
|Capital One||2015||$75.46 million|
|JPMorgan Chase||2015||$11.67 million|
|Bank of the West||2015||$3.35 million|
|Bank of America||2014||$32.08 million|
|Discover Financial Services||2014||$8.70 million|
|Carrington Mortgage Services||2014||$1.04 million|
|Sallie Mae Telemarketing||2012||$24.15 million|
The settlements in these cases have put a stop to collectively millions of harassing calls by debt collectors and others and resulted in the recovery by consumers across America of over $200 million. In 2012, Lieff Cabraser achieved a $24.15 million class settlement with Sallie Mae – the then-largest settlement in the history of the TCPA. See Arthur v. Sallie Mae, Inc., No. C10-0198 JLR, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 132413 (W.D. Wash. Sept. 17, 2012).
In subsequent cases, Lieff Cabraser and co-counsel eclipsed this record, including a $32,083,905 settlement with Bank of America (Duke v. Bank of America, No. 5:12-cv-04009-EJD (N.D. Cal.)), a $39,975,000 settlement with HSBC (Wilkins v. HSBC Bank Nev., N.A., Case No. 14-cv-190 (N.D. Ill.)), and a $75,455,098.74 settlement with Capital One (In re Capital One Telephone Consumer Protection Act Litigation, Master Docket No. 1:12-cv-10064 (N.D. Ill.)).
In the HSBC matter, Judge James F. Holderman commented on “the excellent work” and “professionalism” of Lieff Cabraser and its co-counsel. Lieff Cabraser’s eleven class settlements in TCPA cases have collectively resulted in the recovery by consumers of over $270 million.
Contact National Consumer Protection Attorneys
Lieff Cabraser is currently investigating complaints that other financial institutions and companies are making pre-recorded phone calls related to loans or credit card offers to customers’ cellular phones without their prior express consent. If you have received such a call, or similar text messages, please use the form below to submit your complaint to Lieff Cabraser.