Pa. County Can Pursue 911 Undercharge Suit Against Telcos

Law360, New York (June 12, 2017, 4:29 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania state appeals court has revived a county’s suit claiming that a group of telecommunication service providers underbilled customers and failed to remit full 911 services payments to the local government.

Judge P. Kevin Brobson of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania reversed a trial court ruling that the county of Butler, Pennsylvania, is precluded from suing a group of major service providers and ordered the lower court to examine arguments that it previously sidestepped, according to a Thursday opinion.

The county’s February 2016 complaint “alleged that the service providers did not fulfill their responsibilities under the statewide 911 emergency communication...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!