SACRAMENTO — A California woman has filed a class action lawsuit against a debt collector, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.
Jenni Hodges of Chico filed a complaint, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, July 31 in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, against FMS Inc., doing business as FMS Asset Management, and Does 1 through 10, alleging they illegally called the plaintiff several times in an attempt to collect an alleged debt, violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
According to the complaint, Hodges suffered damages from receiving several unwarranted collection calls. The plaintiff alleges the defendants kept on calling her despite her requests to stop calling.
Hodges seeks trial by jury, $500 in statutory damages, $1,500 in treble damages and all other relief the court deems just. She is represented by attorneys Todd M. Friedman, Adrian R. Bacon and Meghan E. George of Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman PC in Woodland Hills, California.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California case number 2:17-cv-01582-MCE-CMK