ADT Settlement Paused Amid 9th Circ. Hyundai Class Row

Law360 (March 29, 2018, 8:39 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge agreed Thursday to pause proceedings in five separate proposed class actions that home security company ADT agreed last March to settle for $16 million, citing the Ninth Circuit's recent axing of a $200 million settlement in multidistrict litigation involving automakers Hyundai and Kia.

Both ADT and representatives for the class, which alleges the alarm maker deceived consumers about the vulnerability of its devices to hacking, had asked U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar to put off weighing in on the $16 million deal until after the appeals court has its final say on the Hyundai and Kia...

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