Getting Robocalls? We Can Help!
What are robocalls? Robocalls are calls to your cell phone dialed by a computer.
How do I know it is a robocall? There are a few ways to identify a robocall. They are:
- An automated voice on the line when you answer the call.
- An automated voicemail.
- When you answer the call you hear a 2-3 second pause or a clicking sound followed by a live operator.
Are debt collectors and telemarketers allowed to robocall my cell phone? Not without your express consent.
What is the penalty for robocalls? Robocalls may be worth up to $1,500 per call to you.
What if I miss the call or ignore it? All missed or ignored calls still count and can be worth up to $1,500 per call.
What should I do if I receive robocalls to my cell phone?
- Call our firm today for your FREE consultation.
- Save all voice mails and text messages.
- Save all caller ID screens. Screenshot your caller ID screen every time you receive a suspected robocall. Yes, take a screenshot of your caller ID screen even if you miss the call.
- Save good notes of all conversation. Make sure you get the name of the debt collector, the company they work for, the time, date and duration of the call, as well as details of the conversation.
How much does it cost to hire a lawyer? Nothing. Our firm handles all robocall cases on a contingency fee basis. This means we only get paid if we win.
What are possible outcomes for my case? Successful robocall cases usually lead to a settlement or award of between $500 – $1,500 per call. Additionally, our firm may get the outstanding debt in question waived as part of the settlement or award.
Are robocalls a big problem? Yes, the Federal Trade Commission estimates that debt collectors and telemarketers place approximately 1.5 billion robocalls per day.
What about automated messages left on my voice mail? Companies that place robocalls for the purpose of leaving automated messages may face penalties up to $3,000 per call.