7th Circ. OKs Small Claims In ATM Class Action

Law360, Los Angeles (September 10, 2013, 10:31 PM EDT) -- The Seventh Circuit on Tuesday found in a ruling penned by U.S. Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner that a class of ATM users claiming damages from a machine that did not have a sticker warning about fees should not be decertified on grounds of the smallness of the stakes.

The three-judge panel unwound a decision by U.S. District Judge Jane E. Magnus-Stinson to decertify a class of plaintiffs seeking damages for ATMs that violated a now-defunct Electronic Funds Transfer Act policy, saying the class must not...
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