9th Circ. Asked To Again Revive Hilton Call-Recording Suit

Law360, New York (September 24, 2015, 10:46 PM EDT) -- The lead plaintiff in a class action accusing Hilton Worldwide Inc. of violating California privacy law by recording incoming customer service phone calls asked the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday to revive its case for the second time, saying a lower court again erroneously dismissed his suit.

Appellant Rick Young told the Ninth Circuit that the district court failed to acknowledge the law of the case that was set forth when the circuit panel reinstated his claims under California Penal Code Section 632.7, which prohibits eavesdropping on calls made from cellphones and cordless phones regardless of whether the communications were initiated with...

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