For years we’ve watched on the TCPA litigation machine has generated 1000’s of instances–and innumerable TCPA millionaires. From 2011 to 2016 the variety of new filings completely skyrocketed.
2017 via 2019 noticed marked drops in TCPA filings in federal courtroom–however that could be a bit misleading as the share of TCPA class actions continued to climb and large numbers of TCPA instances had been submitted to arbitration.
(As all the time due to our pals at WebRecon for the information.)
However now, lastly, in August of 2020 we may be seeing the start of an ACTUAL lower in over all filings. By means of three quarters of this month there have solely been a complete of 90 TCPA filings.
Complete. That’s it.
By comparability there have been 246 TCPA filings in August, 2019 and 650 filings in April, 2020 alone.
Appears fairly clear that the Supreme Court docket’s acceptance of the massive Fb cert petition is weighing on the dimensions and maintaining filings compressed.
That’s excellent news within the brief time period, however in the long run the TCPA’s 4 12 months statute of limitations guarantees a large spike in litigation will observe the Supreme Court docket’s newest (large) TCPA ruling–if the Court docket goes the unsuitable method.
Backside line: don’t let this lull in litigation result in a sense of confidence. TCPA compliance wants to stay a precedence.
For now although, relaxation straightforward TCPAWorld and benefit from the relative silence. Until you’re ViSalus.
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