Taco Bell Not Liable For 'Spam' Text Messages, Court Says

Law360, New York (June 26, 2012, 1:41 PM EDT) -- Taco Bell Corp. can't be held vicariously liable for an allegedly unlawful text message marketing campaign conducted by an association of Chicago-area Taco Bell owners, a California federal judge said Monday in a ruling that wrapped up a putative class action.

U.S. District Judge Cormac Carney granted Taco Bell's amended motion for summary judgment, nixing plaintiff Tracie Thomas' case and holding that the company wasn't vicariously liable for unauthorized text messages that allegedly went to thousands of people and violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act....
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Case Title

Tracie Thomas v. Taco Bell Corporation et al


Case Number

8:09-cv-01097

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

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Cormac J. Carney

Date Filed

September 15, 2009

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