InterContinental Hotels Can't Hang Up Recorded Calls Suit

Law360, New York (December 19, 2012, 5:39 PM ET) -- A California federal court said Tuesday that a class action alleging that subsidiaries of InterContinental Hotels Group PLC illegally recorded consumers' phone calls to the company should proceed, rejecting the British hospitality giant's claims that state privacy law is preempted by federal communications regulations.

Magistrate Judge Nathanael M. Cousins refuted a variety of arguments from InterContinental in its motion to dismiss plaintiffs Laura McCabe and Latroya Simpson's claim that the company violated California law by recording phone conversations between InterContinental employees and customers without receiving consent...
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Case Title

McCabe v. Intercontinental Hotels Group Resources, Inc. et al


Case Number

3:12-cv-04818

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California Northern

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Other Statutory Actions

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Nathanael M. Cousins

Date Filed

September 14, 2012

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