ORLANDO – A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against an insurance seller over allegations of unlawful telemarketing calls.
Dennis Debusk, individually and on behalf of all those similarly situated, filed a complaint on April 6 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division against Quinstreet Inc. doing business as Insure.com, alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
According to the complaint, the defendant began calling the plaintiff in February advertising business loans. He alleges he did not provide his consent to be contacted.
The plaintiffs holds Quinstreet Inc., doing business as Insure.com, responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to get consent from consumers before calling, failed to appropriately segment its call list between landline and cellphone numbers and failed to introduce its identity by engaging in a practice known as caller ID spoofing.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seek an award for actual and statutory damages, an injunction to cease all unsolicited calls, attorneys' fees, costs and further relief that the court deems reasonable and just. He is represented by Jordan A. Shaw and Edward H. Zebersky of Zebersky Payne LLP in Lauderdale.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division Case number 6:17-cv-00608