Insurer Can't Fend Off Class Cert. In Spam-Texting Suit

Law360, New York (February 12, 2013, 6:29 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday certified a class of nearly 60,000 individuals who allegedly received an unsolicited text message falsely promising a free Wal-Mart gift card from a marketing group hired by Stonebridge Life Insurance Co.

Named plaintiff Jessica Lee contends Trifecta Marketing Group LLC has transmitted millions of similar spam messages to consumers to generate leads for Stonebridge and other companies. But she is only seeking class certification for those who received messages identical to the one sent to her, from the same phone...
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