Uber TCPA Litigation
Uber Text Class Action Lawsuit
On July 26, 2018, our Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) attorneys filed a class action lawsuit against Uber. The plaintiff alleges that Uber used an automatic telephone dialing system (“ATDS”) to repeatedly text his cellular phone—at inconvenient times—despite his requests that Uber stop texting him. You can read a copy of the class action complaint by clicking here.
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Getting Texts from Uber?
If you have received unwanted text messages from Uber, you may have a claim for relief. Protect your rights and speak with a Girard Sharp's TCPA attorney by calling the (866) 981-4800 or submitting your information below:
Unsolicited Texts from Uber
Users and non-users of Uber’s app report that they have received unwanted text messages from Uber. Most of the text messages say “Your Uber code is . . . ,” followed by a 4 digit number. People who reply to these messages receive an automated response that informs them to reply “STOP” to unsubscribe from receiving the text messages. But people who replied “stop” continue to receive the Uber text messages.
Uber sends many of these texts at inconvenient times of the day such as the early morning hours.
Receiving Texts from Uber?
Any person who has received texts or text messages that are in violation of the TCPA may be able to file a lawsuit. Speak to a TCPA Lawyer Today.
Has Uber sent you unsolicited texts or text messages?
Our attorneys are interested in speaking with you if you received text messages from Uber when you did not consent to receive such texts.
For each unwanted text that violates the TCPA, you may be able to collect between $500 and $1,500.
Please contact Girard Sharps LLP for a free and confidential case consultation by calling toll-free at (866) 981-4800 or by filling out the form at the top of this page.
Congress Passed the TCPA to Protect Consumers
Congress passed the TCPA in 1991 to protect “the tranquility and privacy of [a person’s home] … [from] intrusive and annoying interruptions.” The bill’s sponsor, Senator Ernest “Fritz” Hollings, described telemarketing calls as “the scourge of modern civilization. They wake us up in the morning; they interrupt our dinner at night; they force the sick and elderly out of bed; they hound us until we want to rip the telephone right out of the wall … These calls are a nuisance and an invasion of our privacy.” The TCPA gives consumers the right to sue for any violations of the law involving automatic dialers, unsolicited cell phone calls, prerecorded messages, and do-not-call lists.
Stop Robotexts from Uber.
Robotexts are text messages sent from an automatic dialing system to your cell phone. Have you received unwanted texts?
Subject to a few specific exceptions, the TCPA prohibits these auto-dialed text messages…
you provided prior express consent to receive such messages. And even if you consented to receive the messages, you can always revoke that consent.
Unwanted texts from Uber? Spam texts? Do you want these texts to stop? Speak to a Robotext Lawyer. FREE. You can fill out the form or call toll-free (866) 981-4800.
How to Document Evidence of Potential TCPA Violations
We recommend that you take the following steps to document evidence of potential TCPA violations:
- When you receive incoming calls, you should always request the caller’s name and contact information in order to maintain a written record of the call. We suggest that you write down the date and time of the call as well as a brief description of the conversation that took place or the pre-recorded message.
- If you received unwanted calls or messages on your cell phone, please save the call logs, text messages, and your cell phone bills.
- If you received an unauthorized text message, please save a screenshot and send it to us. You can upload it by completing our online survey here.
- Please save voicemails that you believe came from auto dialers or telemarketers.
- If you ever sent a letter, text or email to stop receiving calls or texts, please keep a copy for us to review.
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Girard Sharp LLP has earned Tier-1 rankings for Mass Tort and Class Action Litigation and has been named in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list for four consecutive years since 2013. Read about some of our results.
We have recovered over a billion dollars for our clients against the world’s largest corporations in cases concerning false advertising and unfair business practices, data breaches, and defective product cases against some of the largest tech companies, including, Apple, Google, LG, Yahoo, and Motorola.
For a free consultation about your potential claims, contact one of our TCPA attorneys by filling out the form or calling toll-free (866) 981-4800.