SAN FRANCISCO – A consumer claims a financial institution keeps calling in an attempt to reach an unknown third party.
John Hastings filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on June 24 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Wells Fargo Bank, National Association and Does 1 through 10 alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he suffered damages from receiving several collection calls from the defendants in their attempt to reach a Maria Rodriguez. The suit states the calls occurred between September 2016 to February 2017. The plaintiff holds Wells Fargo Bank, National Association and Does 1 through 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly kept on calling the plaintiff despite him informing the defendant that Rodriguez could not be reached at his number.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks $500 in statutory damages, $1,500 in treble damages and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Todd M. Friedman, Adrian R. Bacon, Meghan R. George and Thomas E. Wheeler of Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman PC in Woodland Hills.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California case number 3:17-cv-03633