Arbitration Ordered In GE Capital TCPA Class Action
By Juan Carlos Rodriguez
Law360, New York (August 2, 2013, 4:51 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday put the brakes on a proposed class action accusing General Electric Capital Corp. of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by repeatedly calling people after being asked to stop, and ordered the plaintiff in the case to begin arbitration instead.
Plaintiff Karin O'Brien alleged in a suit filed in August 2012 that GE Capital made repeated telephone calls to her without prior consent and after she demanded the calls to stop. Her claims stem from a credit card account she...