High Court Asked To Hear Text Message Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (April 13, 2011, 7:27 PM EDT) -- Verizon Wireless LLC, AT&T Mobility LLC, Sprint Nextel Corp. and T-Mobile USA Inc. in late March asked the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on the Seventh Circuit's rejection of their bid to nix a putative class action claiming they fixed text message prices.

In a petition for writ of certiorari filed March 25, the cellphone service providers claim the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit erred in concluding that the case should proceed because the plaintiffs' second amended complaint met the heightened federal...
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