If the phone has rang at an inconvenient time, and it was from Dish Network, you may be able to receive compensation for the time everyone turned around and judged you hard.

How does $1,200 sound for embarrassment?

According to WCVB, plaintiffs in North Carolina have reportedly won their case against the Dish Network for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, which eventually led to the establishment of a "Do Not Call" registry.

It's important to note these aren't recent harassments. The calls had to have taken place between May 2010 to August 2011. The case is talking big numbers, with 18,000 listed in the case. Don't remember if you were harassed? After all, it WAS seven years ago. To see if your number is eligible for payment, click this link. Get on it soon, you have until June 18th.

As reported by 9 News, In 2014, Thomas Krakauer sued Dish Network for making illegal telemarketing calls to his phone number, which was on the do-not-call list.