SAN FRANCISCO – A
Tulare County consumer alleges she was contacted by a debt collector
with such a frequency to be considered harassment.
filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on March 20
in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
Rash Curtis & Associates and Does 1 through 10
alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and the
Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
According to the complaint,
the plaintiff alleges that beginning in July 2016, she suffered damages
from being charged for receiving several collection calls on her
cellular telephone from the defendant in its attempt to collect an
alleged debt. The plaintiff holds Rash Curtis & Associates and Does 1
through 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly kept on calling
the plaintiff on her cellular telephone despite her request to stop
calling her, caused her phone to ring repeatedly to continuously to annoy her and communicated with such frequency as to constitute harassment.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks
$500 in statutory damages, $1,500 in treble damages, actual damages, all
legal fees, and any other relief as the court deems just. She 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 Eastern District of California Case number 1:17-cv-00407-DAD-EPG