LOS ANGELES – Two Los Angeles County residents claim a student loan servicer unlawfully called them.
Adame and Refugio Adame Jr. filed a complaint on Feb. 22 in the U.S.
District Court for the Central District of California against
Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency, doing business as
American Education Services Inc.,
citing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
According to the
obtained a loan from the defendants in 2007 with her father as a
co-signer. The suit states a landline number was provided on the loan
application. The plaintiffs holds Pennsylvania Higher Education
Assistance Agency, doing business as American Education Services Inc.,
responsible because the defendants allegedly called the plaintiffs'
cellphone numbers, which they claim they never provided, and kept on
calling the plaintiffs using an autodialing system despite their request
to stop calling.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek statutory damages, injunctive
relief, interest, and any other relief as the court deems just. They
are represented by Abbas Kazerounian of Kazerouni Law Group APC in Costa
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:17-cv-01456-FMO-E