Carrier IQ State Class Stayed While MDL Chugs On

Law360, Los Angeles (August 1, 2012, 7:41 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Wednesday stayed a consolidated consumer class action accusing Carrier IQ Inc. of secretly recording smartphone users' data, saying a state class should be put on hold while parallel federal multidistrict litigation over a nationwide class moves forward.

“I think it would be wasteful to encourage full-on parallel litigation, including the possibility of inconsistent rulings about mandatory arbitrations, just because [plaintiffs] Carey Eckert and Cindy Leong and their counsel wish to litigate the same questions in the forum of their choice,” Los Angeles...
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