LV Wants 9th Circ. To Remove Data Suit To Fed. Court

Law360, Los Angeles (December 9, 2011, 8:03 PM EST) -- Louis Vuitton North America Inc. told the Ninth Circuit Court on Friday that a class action alleging it illegally recorded personal information when accepting credit card payments should be heard in federal court, suggesting that the company could be facing up to $216 million in potential liabilities.

Louis Vuitton argued that a federal judge misinterpreted the statutory damages it could be facing for allegedly violating the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act, which carries maximum fines of up to $216 for the first violation and a maximum of...
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