Class Cert. Denied In Purdue Pharma Spam Fax Suit

Law360, Chicago (September 6, 2013, 5:03 PM EDT) -- A Connecticut federal judge on Friday refused to certify a class of fax recipients in a suit accusing Purdue Pharma LP of sending spam faxes to businesses, ruling that the motion was premature because that parties have yet to conduct discovery.

In fact, plaintiff Physicians Healthsource Inc., an Ohio health clinic, conceded itself that more discovery was needed before tackling the issue of class certification when it requested permission to delay submitting a brief on the matter until discovery is completed, according to a decision by...
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