LOS ANGELES – A Costa Mesa man alleges that he was contacted without his consent by a cruise company in its attempt to solicit its services.
Dan Deforest filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on June 7 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Royal Seas Cruises Inc. and Does 1 through 10 alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in 2017, he suffered damages from receiving unwanted calls from the defendant via Helping Hands in its attempt to solicit its services. The plaintiff holds Royal Seas Cruises Inc. and Does 1 through 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly contacted him without his consent using an automatic dialing system.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks $500 in statutory damages, $1,500 in treble damages, statutory damages of $5,000, injunctive relief, general damages, all legal fees, and any other relief as this court deems just. He is represented by Todd M. Friedman, Adrian R. Bacon and Meghan E. George of Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman P.C. in Woodland Hills.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California case number 8:17-cv-00977-AG-DFM