Law Firm Loses Class Cert. Appeal in Courier Pricing Suit

Law360, San Francisco (February 26, 2014, 4:05 PM EST) -- A California appeals court Tuesday refused to revive a law firm's bid to certify a class action accusing ProCourier Inc. of disguising the true costs of its court-courier services, affirming a ruling that ProCourier's opt-out notice to customers didn't automatically prove there was a class.

The Fourth District appeals panel found that Orange County Superior Court Judge Steven Perk did the right thing when he refused to certify the class proposed by Santa Ana law firm Chavos & Rau. C&R's proposed class was “deeply problematic” and...
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