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Lending Tree Unit’s Marketing Violates Robocall Law, Suit Says

June 23, 2020, 8:27 PM

A LendingTree Inc. subsidiary made marketing calls without permission in violation of a federal law, according to claims filed in Massachusetts on Tuesday.

QuoteWizard.com allegedly called plaintiff Joseph Barrett using an automated dialing system to promote insurance offerings, according to the complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Businesses that rely on telemarketing may face lawsuits for allegedly violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act if they use an automated system and call individuals without consent. Consumers are motivated to bring such suits because of the alleged nuisance of robocalls and texts.

Causes of Action: Violation of ...