SACRAMENTO – A debt collection company is facing allegations that it unlawfully contacted a Butte County consumer.
Jenni Hodges filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on March 22 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California against Reliant Capital Solutions LLC and Does 1-10 citing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and the Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that beginning in April 2016, she suffered damages from receiving several collection calls on her cellular telephone from the defendants. The plaintiff holds Reliant Capital Solutions LLC and Does 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly made several calls to the plaintiff without her express consent and used an automatic telephone dialing system. She alleges the defendants caused her phone to ring repeatedly to annoy her and with the intent to harass.
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 2:17-cv-00609-KJM-CMK