DirecTV's Bid To Nix Cancel Fee Action Put On Hold

Law360, Los Angeles (August 31, 2011, 7:39 PM EDT) -- A California state judge on Wednesday delayed DirecTV Inc.’s bid to toss a class action alleging inadequate disclosure of early termination fees, waiting on the appeal of a ruling in a similar suit whose claims were found to be immune to waivers.

Judge Emilie H. Elias told attorneys she wanted to see if the California Supreme Court took up an appeal in Brown v. Ralphs Grocery Co. et al., a July decision by a state appellate court that said a former Ralphs employee could pursue a...
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