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Colorado Court Bounces Suit Over Unwanted Call to Vermont Number

March 24, 2020, 6:40 PM

A Colorado federal court dismissed allegations that companies made an unwanted marketing call to a Vermont area code, saying there’s no link between the business’s activities in the state and the call to that number.

The U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado cited an “insufficient connection between the forum and the ‘underlying controversy'—a phone call to a Vermont area code.” The court lacked personal jurisdiction over the companies, the judge said.

A Colorado man who claimed he received an unwanted call about an expired vehicle warranty in 2018 filed a putative class complaint under the Telephone Consumer Protection...

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