Oral Argument For Whether Single Text is TCPA Claim

  • Written by Puja Amin for The National Law Review

As we have frequently discussed, Article III standing is a recurring issue here at TCPALand. This week another TCPA matter was heard in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal where the court is attempting to decide whether the receipt of a single text message is sufficient to meet the definition of a concrete injury under Article III. The case is Salcedo v. Hanna et al., case number 17-14077.

Here’s the background: Plaintiff John Salcedo brought a class action lawsuit against Alex Hanna and the Law Offices of Alex Hanna, alleging that defendants violated the TCPA by sending unconsented-to text messages promoting Hanna and the law firm to Plaintiff and other former clients of theirs.

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