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CURRENT STATE OF THE LAW ON RINGLESS VOICEMAIL MESSAGES

By Sweeney Law, PA |

On July 1st, 2018 Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law Senate Bill 568, which plainly swept ringless voicemail technology within the state’s law. Since then recent federal court decisions such as Saunders v. Dyck O’Neal, Inc., 319 F. Supp. 3d 907 (W.D. Mich. 2018) and Schaevitz v. Braman Hyundai, Inc., No. 1:17-cv-23890-KMM, 2019… Read More »

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Attorney Brendan Sweeney featured in the September edition of the Broward County Bar Barrister

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HURRICANE RELATED FRAUD What do hurricanes and general contractors have in common? Bad ones can put Florida homeowners in a really tough spot. And, combined with a bad contractor, it can leave a homeowner in a disastrous situation. Florida is a hotbed for destructive hurricanes and unscrupulous contractors. Often, such contractors exploit homeowners who… Read More »

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SALCEDO AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR TCPA ACTIONS IN FLORIDA

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A topical decision by the Eleventh Circuit will make it more problematic for plaintiffs to establish standing to sue under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).  In Salcedo v. Hanna, et al., Case No. 17-14077, 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 25967 (11th Cir. 2019), the Eleventh Circuit ruled that a single text message did not cause sufficient… Read More »

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Attorney Brendan Sweeney featured in the June edition of the Broward County Bar Barrister

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The Telephone Consumer Protection Act: A Powerful Consumer Protection Statute Lurking in the Shadows of Mobile Marketing   Imagine for a moment that a long-term client calls her attorney to discuss some items, and, in passing, the client ad-vises her attorney that she really has been bringing in new customers lately. The attorney congratulates… Read More »

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Three Things You Should Know About ESI Discovery in Florida

By Sweeney Law, PA |

Electronically stored information or ESI is information that is stored in electronic form.  It contemplates a wide variety of media types without regard to how it was originally created. Therefore, electronically stored information can include conventional electronic documents such as spreadsheets, word and other document processing programs. ESI also includes electronic content on the… Read More »

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So You Bought a Lemon

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What is a Lemon? A lemon is a new vehicle that possesses manufacturing defects. The defects are usually found to affect the value, safety and purpose of the vehicle. As such, a vehicle that possesses irredeemable issues with one or various parts qualifies as a lemon.  Realistically, more than 1% of vehicles sold yearly… Read More »

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Reverse Mortgages: Are They Really One of the Coolest Things Since Sliced Bread?

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Recently one of my favorite actors from the 1980s, Tom Selleck, has seen an increase in his screen time. The former Magnum PI star is not playing another dramatic role whipping around Hawaii in a bright red Ferrari, but instead is informing the public and serving as a spokesperson about the benefits of reverse… Read More »

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Four Things You Need to Know About the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (FCCPA)

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FCCPA Builds Upon Federal Legislation The Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act establishes legal protections to eliminate deceptive and abusive debt collection practices. The Act covers practices by both debtors and creditors. FCCPA supplements the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, which provides the same protections under federal law. FCCPA adds additional protections for consumers conducting… Read More »

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