Two changes to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) went into effect on October 16, 2013, imposing stricter requirements on mobile messaging and prerecorded telemarketing calls. The TCPA (42 U.S.C. §§ 227 et seq.), enacted in 1991, permits individuals to file lawsuits seeking damages for receiving unsolicited telemarketing calls, faxes, prerecorded calls or autodialed calls. … Continue reading