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Telephone consumer Protection Act- Robo-Dialing Class Action; Hyundai Capital Motor Finance

Jared Byerly

On August 9, 2016, Plaintiff, Jeremy Klein (“Plaintiff”), brought this class action for damages resulting from the illegal actions of Hyundai Capital America d/b/a Hyundai Motor Finance (“Hyundai” or “Defendant”). The Plaintiff claims that the Defendant knowingly and/or willfully placed automated calls to Plaintiff’s cellular phone in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. § 227, et seq. (the “TCPA”).

The class includes: TCPA Class: (1) All persons in the United States (2) to whose cellular telephone number (3) Hyundai placed a non-emergency telephone call (4) using an autodialer or a prerecorded voice (5) within four years of the complaint (6) where Hyundai did not have express consent to call said cellular telephone number. The plaintiff believes that these “robo-dials” may have affected thousands of consumers.