Illegal California Phone Recording Lawsuits

August 9, 2016 Last Updated on 10/03/2016

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone in California who had a cellular phone call recorded without their consent.
What's Going On?
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are investigating whether class action lawsuits can be filed on behalf of people who had their cell phone calls recorded illegally.
Have Any Lawsuits Been Filed Yet?
Yes. A number of hotels, banks and debt collectors have been sued after they allegedly taped cell phone calls without customers' permission. Some of these cases have settled for millions of dollars.
Who's Been Sued?
Citibank, Wyndham Hotels, Pioneer Credit Recovery and Navient, Inc., among others.
What Could I Get from a Class Action?
Under California law, you may be able to collect up to $5000 per phone call.