High Court Won't Hear Verizon Class Waiver Battle

Law360, New York (January 9, 2012, 9:28 PM EST) -- Two Verizon Wireless customers claiming the company charged users illegal cellphone fees lost their bid Monday to have the U.S. Supreme Court consider whether its recent ruling against class arbitration in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion forces the customers to settle their dispute with Verizon through arbitration.

The Supreme Court denied Keith Litman and Robert Wachtel's petition for certiorari in a suit alleging Verizon Wireless' Verizon Communications Inc. unit charges bogus administrative monthly fees when the company is contractually obligated to provide cellphone service at a...
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