Frontier To Fork Over $11M To End TCPA Class Action

Law360, New York (January 25, 2017, 10:50 PM EST) -- Frontier Communications Corp. has agreed to pay $11 million to settle a proposed class action claiming it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by placing thousands of illegal telemarketing calls, according to updated documents filed in Connecticut federal court Wednesday.

Plaintiff Diana Mey characterized the proposed class action settlement as "fair, reasonable and adequate" in pushing the district court to grant preliminary apporval to the pact, which the parties first announced that they had reached in December. Mey revealed the $11 million price tag and other details of the pact in a motion for preliminary approval filed the following week, and...

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