AT&T Won't Face Triple Damages In Junk-Fax Suit

Law360 (September 23, 2020, 2:05 PM EDT) -- A Connecticut federal judge has ruled out the possibility of triple damages in a motel's junk-fax lawsuit against AT&T while keeping the rest of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act case afloat.

Gorss Motels Inc. accused the telecom of sending unwanted printouts in violation of the unsolicited-calling law, but AT&T says because the motel was franchised by Wyndham Hotel Group, which had formed a business relationship with AT&T, the motel operator didn't have a valid TCPA complaint. Both sides have sought summary judgment.

The suit names AT&T Mobility LLC and AT&T Mobility National Accounts LLC as defendants.

U.S. District Judge Janet Bond...

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