SAN DIEGO – Two San Diego County individuals allege that a health care facility has continued to call them despite cease and desist notices.
Taneesha Crooks and Anthony Brown
filed a complaint individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated on
Feb. 8 in the U.S. District Court for the
District of California against Rady Children’s Hospital - San Diego alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they have suffered from invasion of their privacy and irreparable harm caused by defendant's barrage of calls to collect on plaintiffs' alleged debts, despite cease and desist notices for the calls to stop. The plaintiffs hold Rady Children’s Hospital - San Diego responsible because the defendant allegedly continued to make calls despite plaintiffs' explicit demand to stop the improper calls, and unlawfully utilized an automatic telephone dialing system and/or an artificial or pre-recorded voice.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendant, certify case as a class action, appoint class representative and class counsel, statutory damages, and further relief as may be just and proper. They are represented by Abbas Kazerounian and Jason A. Ibey of Kazerouni Law Group APC in Costa Mesa and Daniel G. Shay of Law Office of Daniel G. Shay in San Diego.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California Case number 3:17-cv-00246