SACRAMENTO – A Tulare
County consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a debt collector over the allegedly frequent calls it made to her cellphone.
Amy Vidrio 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 against
Rash Curtis & Associates and Does 1 through 10
citing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and the Rosenthal Fair Debt
Collection Practices Act.
According to the complaint, the
plaintiff alleges that beginning in July 2016, she suffered damages from
being called several times by the defendants their attempt to collect
an alleged debt. She alleges the communications were frequent enough to
be considered harassment. The plaintiff holds Rash Curtis &
Associates and Does 1 through 10 responsible because the defendants
allegedly kept on calling the plaintiff despite her request to stop
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