LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County consumer claims that a safe driving service unlawfully sent him text messages.
Jonathan Payton filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on March 27 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Drive Safe Ride Safe LLC and Does 1 through 10 citing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in September 2016, he suffered damages from receiving several unwanted text messages on his cellular telephone from the defendants. He alleges he was never a customer of the defendants and never provided his number. The plaintiff holds Drive Safe Ride Safe LLC and Does 1 through 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly used an automatic telephone dialing system to send text messages to the plaintiff's phone.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks $500 in statutory damages, injunctive relief, $1,500 in statutory damages and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Todd M. Friedman, Meghan E. George and Adrian R. Bacon of Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman PC in Woodland Hills.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:17-cv-02372-JFW-SK