Google Nixes One AdWords Class Rep, But Another Survives

By Dave Simpson (October 24, 2018, 6:30 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday killed one plaintiff's class claims alleging he was overcharged by Google LLC, finding once again that his relationship to class counsel presents a conflict, but allowed another plaintiff's claims to proceed.

In denying class certification in August, U.S. District Judge Edward J. Davila said details were "hazy" as to whether plaintiff Rick Woods' firm Taylor Law Partners — which filed the case on his behalf about two years before he joined the firm — has any financial stake in the suit. On Tuesday, Judge Davila shot down Woods' argument that he could still possibly serve as...

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