DirectTV TCPA Class Action Shipped To Arbitration

Law360, New York (June 28, 2013, 4:39 PM EDT) -- A California judge Wednesday ruled that a putative class action brought by a consumer claiming he was bombarded with collection calls after he canceled his DirecTV LLC service belongs in arbitration, saying the plaintiff signed at least two arbitration agreements.

U.S. District Court Judge Dolly M. Gee granted DirecTV’s motion to compel arbitration after determining that plaintiff Joshua Brown assented to out-of-court negotiations when he accepted a customer agreement while placing an online order for satellite TV service and again when he signed an equipment lease...
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