NJ Court Revives 911 Fee Suit Against Verizon, Comcast

Law360 (October 15, 2020, 10:29 PM EDT) -- Verizon, Comcast other phone companies will have to face claims that they stiffed the government on millions of dollars in 911 surcharges that they're bound to pay under state law after a New Jersey appellate court breathed new life into the suit that makes the claims.

The appellate division of the Superior Court of New Jersey took issue with how the trial court used its discretion when it decided not to allow Phone Recovery Services LLC to brief whether a state tax law doomed the suit, even if it didn't technically err.

"While the judge's refusal to allow further briefing was...

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