Class Deal OK'd After 9th Circ. Ruling Saves TCPA Suit

Law360, San Jose (November 16, 2017, 9:23 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Thursday preliminarily approved a deal settling putative class claims for 8,313 car dealership customers accusing the business and its marketer of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, an agreement reached after the case was revived based on a recent Ninth Circuit ruling.

U.S. District Judge Edward J. Davila noted in his Thursday ruling that he had originally tossed the case based on a motion by defendant OneCommand Inc. that the customers lacked standing to sue because they failed to allege a concrete injury. Plaintiffs Alan Brinker, Austin Rugg and Ana Sanders claim in their TCPA suit that...

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