Legal Alert: Power Surge: TCPA Litigation and the Energy Industry

Few industries have been spared from the recent wave of class actions filed under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”). The energy sector is no exception. TCPA cases against electricity and natural gas providers are on the rise with more than half a dozen such cases filed in 2015 in federal courts in Texas, New York, Ohio, Florida, California, and other states, in addition to cases already pending. These cases focus principally on companies’ use of automated communications to market their services to potential customers or to collect delinquent accounts. To view the full legal alert, click here.

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