TCPA Row Gives Justices Chance To Pare Class Actions

Law360, New York (May 18, 2015, 9:35 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to weigh in on whether businesses that are sued under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act can head off costly litigation by making a settlement offer to individual plaintiffs, a decision that could help reduce swelling class action dockets.

The Supreme Court's decision in this TCPA case could help trim burgeoning class action dockets. (Credit: Getty) The issue taken up by the justices was raised by longtime U.S. Navy advertising partner Campbell-Ewald Co., which brought the dispute to the high court after the Ninth Circuit ruled in September that the company could be held liable...

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