Case Study: Bateman V. AMC

Law360, New York (October 19, 2010, 10:18 AM EDT) -- In Bateman v. American Multi-Cinema Inc. --- F3d --- (Ninth Circuit, Sept. 27, 2010), a case involving claims under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), the Ninth Circuit held that the district court abused its discretion by denying class certification due to the potential for damages which are disproportionate to the actual injury suffered.

To protect against identity theft, FACTA requires, among other things, that credit and debit card receipts issued to consumers not contain the card’s expiration date or more than the last...
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