Jones v. I.Q. Data International, Inc., 2015 WL 2088969 (D.N.M. Apr. 21, 2015)
On September 23, 2015, Greenwald Davidson Radbil PLLC, as counsel for Lead Plaintiff Jacqueline Jones, secured final approval from the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico of a $1 million settlement for a nationwide class of aggrieved consumers.
The lawsuit alleged that I.Q. Data International, Inc. violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. § 227, et seq. (the “TCPA”), by making debt collection calls to the cellular telephones of consumers using an automatic telephone dialing system without the consumers’ consent.
After extensive litigation, I.Q. agreed to pay $1 million to settle the matter with the Class. Each class member who submitted a timely and valid claim will receive a pro rata portion of the settlement fund, after deducting attorneys' fees, costs, and expenses.
The Class includes:
All persons and entities throughout the United States (1) to whom I.Q. Data International, Inc. made or caused to be made calls, (2) directed to a number assigned to a unique cellular telephone, by (3) using an automaic telephone dialing system or an artificial or prerecorded voice, (4) from February 11, 2010 through February 11, 2014.