Autodialed “robocalls” to mobile phones are more than just annoying—if made without consent, the are ILLEGAL. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) protects cell phone users’ privacy rights. The TCPA is a federal statute that prohibits telemarketers and others from making automated calls or sending texts or faxes to you without prior consent. As a […]
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Caddell & Chapman continues its investigation and prosecution of cases against PG&E for the Napa and Sonoma valley wildfires that began on October 8. As commonly known, the Napa and Sonoma valleys were victim to some of the most destructive wildfires in California history, destroying more than 5000 homes and costing more than 40 lives. […]
Caddell & Chapman is investigating potential “rent-a-tribe” class action litigation. The investigation focuses on businesses that abuse their arrangements with Native American tribes to make short-term loans. These payday or installment loans have extremely high interest rates that are illegal under state and federal law. As Caddell & Chapman is learning through its investigation, businesses […]
Caddell & Chapman resolved part of a major construction defect case involving an $85 million, 30‑story condominium tower on South Padre Island in Texas. The tower, having suffered extreme differential settlement during its construction, will be imploded in December 2009. Representing the owner, Caddell & Chapman successfully addressed multi‑party claims and obtained a confidential settlement […]