Junk Fax Cert. Survives Atty Ethics Questions In 7th Circ.

Law360, New York (January 9, 2013, 5:00 PM EST) -- The Seventh Circuit on Wednesday declined to overturn class certification of a Telephone Consumer Protection Act junk fax suit, despite admonishing plaintiffs counsel for questionable conduct in allegedly using trial discovery to seek out new clients.

The appeals court determined the purportedly unethical actions of plaintiff’s counsel Anderson + Wanca, which allegedly filed more than 100 putative class actions under the TCPA rooted in data recovered during discovery in a prior suit, were insufficient to justify the extreme measure of reversing the lower court’s grant of...
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