Judge Rejects $6.5M Americredit Autodialing Settlement

Law360, New York (April 17, 2013, 5:45 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday rejected a proposed $6.5 million class settlement in a suit against Americredit Financial Services Inc. alleging the company broke federal law by using autodialing equipment or a prerecorded voice message to call consumers, saying it’s not clear how class members will benefit.

Plaintiffs in two consolidated class actions say car loan provider Americredit — now General Motors Financial Co. Inc. — violated the Telephone Consumers Protection Act in calls made to individuals regardless of whether they had a loan account...
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