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March 1, 2017

In the News Today – March 1, 2017

“Next Wave” of TCPA Suits Focused on Opt-Out Text Messages: Lawyers have seen an increase in Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) litigation in which customers claim they withdrew consent to receive text messages, but admit they did not follow the directions set out by the company as to how they should submit their withdrawal. (Legal Newsline)

FACT Act Sponsor “Hopeful” Trump Will Support Legislation: The Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency, or FACT, Act targets fraud in the country’s current asbestos injury compensation system. The bill’s sponsor, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX) is hopeful the legislation will be supported by President Trump. Last month, the House Judiciary Committee passed the FACT Act by a vote of 19-11. (Forbes/Legal Newsline

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