MetLife TCPA Suit Trimmed As Judge Casts Doubt On Class

Law360, New York (July 15, 2014, 1:59 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Monday let retirement plan provider Storick Group Corp. off the hook in a class action accusing it and Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. of illegally sending junk fax advertisements, adding that he now questioned his decision to certify the class.

U.S. District Judge Donald Middlebrooks agreed with the defendants Storick Group Co. and Storick Group Corp. that there is no record of evidence that either of the companies was a "sender" of a fax, as defined under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, or that either entity profited as a result of a fax lead.

And the judge...

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