Judge Tosses Class Action Over AT&T's U-Verse

Law360, New York (August 11, 2011, 7:47 PM EDT) -- An Oklahoma federal judge on Thursday dismissed a putative class action accusing AT&T Inc. of fraud over its allegedly defective U-Verse phone, Internet and television service.

U.S. District Judge Lee R. West said that forum selection and arbitration clauses AT&T inserted into its terms of service agreements bar the plaintiffs from bringing their nationwide class action in his court.

The plaintiffs had accused AT&T of letting its system — a combined Voice over Internet Protocol, television and Internet service — become so hobbled by flaws that...
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Case Title

Hancock et al v. American Telephone and Telegraph Company Inc et al


Case Number

5:10-cv-00822

Court

Oklahoma Western

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Lee R. West

Date Filed

July 30, 2010

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