SCRANTON — An individual has filed a class action lawsuit against Shipley Energy Company, Shipley Choice LLD d/b/a Shipley Energy and Shipley Fuels Marketing LLC for allegedly violating telephone harassment statutes.
John Lowry filed a complaint on April 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, alleging that the defendants violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that the defendants called his wireless telephone in an effort to market its products and services without prior written consent.
Lowry claims that he suffered harm, including the nuisance of receiving unsolicited calls and the money he had to paid his wireless carrier for receiving such calls.
The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible for allegedly making autodialed calls with a pre-recorded advertisement without prior written consent.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks statutory damages, attorneys' fees, costs and any further relief that the court deems reasonable and just. He is represented by Ann M. Caldwell of Caldwell Law Office LLC in Philadelphia and Matthew E. Stubbs of Montgomery, Rennie & Jonson in Cincinnati.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania case number 1:18-cv-00770-YK