Supreme Court Denies Sprint Termination Fees Fight

Law360, New York (November 7, 2011, 4:00 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to take on a Sprint Nextel Corp. unit's challenge to a California appeals court decision invalidating fees Sprint charged a class of consumers for early termination of contracts.

The high court denied a bid for certiorari from Sprint Spectrum LP. The company sought the review of a decision holding that the fees Sprint charged customers for breaking cellphone contracts were improper liquidated damages under state law.

Sprint argued in its Sept. 13 petition that the ruling was a mistake because...
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