Lakers Reach Deal In 9th Circ. Text Spam Class Action

Law360, New York (January 2, 2014, 6:26 PM EST) -- A Los Angeles Lakers ticket holder told the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday that he and the organization have settled a closely watched putative class action over allegations the team breached the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by spamming him with unwanted text messages.

Plaintiff David Emanuel told the appeals court in a short motion that the case has been settled and promised a forthcoming joint motion for dismissal that would resolve his claims against the team. Details of the settlement were not immediately available Monday.

The suit...
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