What “Do Not Call” List?? June 9, 2015 | Business Litigation
Many small businesses look to increase sales by telemarketing. This can be a very dangerous and costly endeavor if done incorrectly.
The rules and penalties for violating the Florida or Federal rules for telemarketing can be overwhelming. State penalties can be up to $10,000 per violation and Federal up to $16,000 per violation. This is enough to put many companies out of business. I have both my residence and cell number on the Federal Do Not Call registry and I still receive calls from telemarketers. Why? Because very few businesses actually comply with the telemarketing law.
Our firm has defended many companies against the Federal Trade Commission complaints – along with the possible penalties, these lawsuits also get very expensive. A good telemarketing plan will help you avoid headaches later!
Click here to read more on some of the cases we have handled in the past with the Federal Trade Commission.
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