NJ Justices Won't Hear Challenge To $5.4M Junk Fax Ruling

Law360 (January 11, 2019, 7:52 PM EST) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court has declined to review an appeals court ruling that an insurer must pay damages only to the representative of a class action, not the whole class, over a media company’s unsolicited faxes, according to an order released Friday.

The high court’s order denied petitions by Penn National Insurance Co., Group C Communications Inc. and GM Sign Inc. Penn National had sought a ruling that it didn’t have to defend or indemnify Group C in a 2008 class action alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act in which GM Sign was the named plaintiff.

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