Forbes Quotes Partner Jeffrey Jacobson on Phoney Lawsuits and the Convergence of the TCPA and Opportunistic Litigants
January 17, 2018
Partner Jeff Jacobson was quoted in the Forbes article “Phoney Lawsuits: Polish Immigrant Concludes Six-Figure Run By Settling 31st Lawsuit.”  The article discusses how the TCPA is badly in need of reform.  Jacobson notes that “Everyone in America knows that the TCPA isn’t stopping unwanted calls," and that "most of the spam calls we receive at home and on our mobile phones, however, are coming from intentional bad actors in other countries who are beyond the reach of private lawsuits."  Jeff explains that "The TCPA serves an important consumer protection function, but TCPA lawsuits can be every bit as abusive as unwanted calls."

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