Vivint Wins Delay Of Class Cert. Ruling In Robocall Suit

Law360, New York (September 12, 2013, 6:54 PM EDT) -- A Florida magistrate judge on Wednesday denied class certification in a suit alleging security company Vivint Inc. violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act with robocalls, saying both parties needed more time for discovery.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Patrick Hunt gave lead plaintiff Matthew Benzion and Vivant until October to organize their briefs on class certification. He also rejected as moot Vivint's motion to dismiss Benzion's first amended complaint, as Benzion filed a second one on Monday.

“Despite the many disputes between the parties, the record reveals that...
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