BMW Reaches $5M Deal In Call Recording Action

Law360, Los Angeles (February 27, 2012, 7:01 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday tentatively approved a class action settlement worth nearly $5 million to resolve claims that BMW of North America LLC unlawfully recorded calls placed through its BMW Assist service.

U.S. District Judge George H. Wu raised concerns over how class members were notified that a settlement with BMW had been reached and requested additional information from attorneys before signing off on the deal. The purposed class includes 43,000 drivers who used the BMW Assist service between Oct. 23, 2009, and Feb....
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