Protection Act. The company is being sued by California resident Timothy Barrett
“Defendant, either directly or through its agents, illegally contacted plaintiff
and the members of the class via their cellular telephones, thereby causing
plaintiff and the class members to incur certain cellular telephone charges or
reduce cellular telephone time for which plaintiff and the class members
previously paid,” the complaint said.
The TCPA restricts the use of unsolicited automated phone calls that are not made for
The proposed class includes anyone in the U.S. who received calls from Wesley without their consent
in the last four years through an automatic telephone dialing system or with a
prerecorded voice, according to the complaint.
“Absent a class action, the plaintiff and members of the class will continue to face the
potential for irreparable harm,” the suit said. “In addition, these violations
of law will be allowed to proceed without remedy and defendant will likely
continue such illegal conduct.”
Barrett is suing for negligent and willful violations of the TCPA, and seeks undisclosed damages of at least $5 million. He and each member of the proposed class should get $2,000 in statutory damages, according to the
complaint. Barrett is represented by Abbas Kazerounian of Kazerounian Law Group APC. You can find information about this attorney at http://www.kazlg.com/attorneys/abbas-kazerounian-esq/.
The case is Barrett v. Wesley Financial Group LLC, case number 3:13-cv-00554, in the
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.