Below is the first part of an article by a Legal news Staff Writer from It reads…LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The Los Angeles Clippers have settled a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action lawsuit for $5.3 million. The lawsuit alleged the plaintiff and other class members received unsolicited text messages from an automated telephone dialing system that violated the TCPA. Marshack The $5.3 million settlement, which has a final approval hearing on June 30, will cover all fans who, without prior consent, received a text after Feb. 6, 2009, according to settlement documents filed June 2 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Los Angeles.