Verizon, Sprint Can’t Duck Local Carrier Fees In MDL

Law360 (May 16, 2018, 7:22 PM EDT) -- Verizon and Sprint can't avoid paying local access charges even for wireless users making local calls, a Texas federal judge has ruled, granting a win on counterclaims lobbed by hundreds of local exchange carriers against the multidistrict litigation the telecom giants launched with allegations of overbilling.

U.S. District Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater on Tuesday granted the local carriers, known as LECs, a quick win on their bid for unpaid fees in one of the last outstanding factual issues in a case where discovery has never been...
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Case Title

IN RE: IntraMTA Switched Access Charges Litigation


Case Number

3:14-md-02587

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Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other Contract

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Sidney A Fitzwater

Date Filed

December 16, 2014


Case Title

Alpine Communications LC et al v. Level 3 Communications LLC et al


Case Number

3:16-cv-01893

Court

Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Other Statutory Actions

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Sidney A Fitzwater

Date Filed

May 15, 2018

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