Animal Drug Co. Settles Unwanted Faxes Suit For $2M

Law360, Chicago (October 4, 2011, 2:54 PM EDT) -- Animal supplement maker Thomas Veterinary Drug Inc. won preliminary approval Tuesday for its $2 million deal to settle a putative class action in Illinois state court alleging it faxed advertisements for its products to thousands of unwilling recipients.

Judge Sophia H. Hall gave the settlement her initial go-ahead, bringing the drug company one step closer to resolving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act suit launched by Illinois resident Shaun Fauley on July 28.

More than 26,000 class members stand to benefit from the $2 million settlement fund,...
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