Ga. Top Court Reverses $459M American Home Junk Fax Ruling

Law360, Chicago (November 5, 2012, 6:35 PM EST) -- Georgia's highest court reversed a state appeals court ruling Monday that axed a $459 million damages award against window installation company American Home Services Inc. in a junk fax class action, finding the reversal was in error because it required that damages be based on faxes actually received.

The Supreme Court of Georgia held that intended recipients of unsolicited fax advertisements, and not just actual recipients, may have a cause of action under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The high court remanded the case brought by...
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