HoJo Says No Damage Done In Recorded Calls Suit

Law360, New York (May 7, 2012, 1:35 PM EDT) -- Howard Johnson International Inc. sought Friday to unravel part of a putative class action in California accusing the hotel chain of surreptitiously recording customer phone calls and seeking punitive damages, arguing the man bringing suit did not show he was harmed.

In a motion to dismiss, Howard Johnson asked a California federal court to throw out Loren Stone's claim for common law invasion of privacy and squash the plaintiff's request for punitive damages.

The hotel chain argued that Stone's only claim of harm was that he...
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Case Title

Loren Stone v. Howard Johnson International, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-01684

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Philip S. Gutierrez

Date Filed

February 27, 2012

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