Understanding your Exposure with Telephone Solicitations

Telephone solicitations are an important aspect of insurance marketing. Unfortunately, this has become a high-risk endeavor. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, better known as the TCPA, was enacted to protect consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls and faxes. It imposes liability in the form of regulatory fines and incentivizes private plaintiffs to pursue claims with statutory damages of $500 to $1,500 per call, with no limit. Attorneys’ fees for defending TCPA actions can easily reach hundreds of thousands of dollars and multi-million dollar settlements are, unfortunately, a common occurrence. Agents and brokers are expected, and contractually required, to act
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Holiday Telephone Solicitation Bans for the Month of December 2019

Please be aware of the following holidays requiring a holiday telephone solicitation ban for the month of December. On Tuesday, December 24, 2019: Louisiana prohibits unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of a Governor declared holiday for Christmas Eve On Wednesday, December 25, 2019: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Utah prohibit unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of Christmas On Tuesday, December 31, 2019: Louisiana prohibits unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of a Governor declared holiday for New Year’s Eve Holiday Telephone Solicitation Bans for the Month of December 2019   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Holiday Telephone Solicitation Bans for the Month of November 2019

Please be aware of the following holidays requiring a holiday telephone solicitation ban for the month of November. On Friday, November 1, 2019: Louisiana prohibits unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of All Saints’ Day On Monday, November 11, 2019: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island and Utah prohibit unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of Veterans’ Day On Thursday, November 28, 2019: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island and Utah prohibit unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of Thanksgiving On Friday, November 29, 2019: Louisiana prohibits unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of Acadian Day Holiday Telephone
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Holiday Telephone Solicitation Ban for the Month of September 2019

Please be aware of the following holiday telephone solicitation ban for the month of September. On Monday, September 2, 2019: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island and Utah prohibit unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of Labor Day Holiday Telephone Solicitation Ban for the Month of September 2019 #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Holiday Telephone Solicitation Bans for the Month of August 2019

Please be aware of the following holidays requiring a holiday telephone solicitation ban for the month of August. On Monday, August 12, 2019: Rhode Island prohibits unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of Victory Day On Friday, August 30, 2019: Louisiana prohibits unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of Huey P. Long Day Holiday Telephone Solicitation Bans for the Month of August 2019   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Holiday Telephone Solicitation Bans for the month of July 2019

Please be aware of the following telephone solicitation bans for the month of July. On Thursday, July 4, 2019: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island, and Utah prohibit unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of Independence Day On Wednesday, July 24, 2019: Utah prohibits unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of Pioneer Day Holiday Telephone Solicitation Bans for the month of July 2019   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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