GAINESVILLE – A Gainesville consumer alleges a debt collector unlawfully contacted him.
Lindrix Freeman filed a complaint on March 13 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, Gainesville Division against Caliber Home Loans Inc. alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he suffered harm and damages from receiving a letter from the defendant in an attempt to collect on an alleged home mortgage debt he owed, but that he does not actually owe. Furthermore, plaintiff alleges received a barrage of calls using an automatic telephone dialing system, despite not giving the defendant any prior express consent to call.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendant, statutory damages of $500 per each violating call, treble statutory damages of $1,000 per each violating call, and other relief as the court may deem proper. He is represented by Nicholas Michael Murado of Murado Law PA in Miramar.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, Gainesville Division Case number 1:17-cv-00061