LOS ANGELES – A web search optimization business is facing a class-action suit from a Whittier man over allegations of unwanted marketing calls.
Jonathan Weisberg filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on Oct. 5 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Local Top Rank and Does 1 through 10 citing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that beginning in February, he suffered damages from receiving numerous unwanted marketing calls from the defendant. The plaintiff holds Local Top Rank and Does 1 through 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly used an automatic telephone dialing system to contact plaintiff's cellular telephone. The plaintiff also claims his number is listed on the National Do-Not-Call Registry.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks $500 in statutory damages for each violation, $1,500 in treble damages for each violation, all legal fees and any other relief as this court deems just. He is represented by Todd M. Friedman, Adrian R. Bacon and Meghan E. George of Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman PC in Woodland Hills.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 8:16-cv-01844-JLS-JCG