Atty's Class Cert. Bid Tanks In Fla. Text Spamming Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (May 5, 2014, 7:43 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Monday rejected an attorney-plaintiff's bid for class certification in a suit accusing Voice Media Group Inc. of sending unwarranted text messages, saying he failed to show the size of the proposed class just days after he hurled similar allegations at American Eagle Outfitters Inc.

Plaintiff Christopher Legg filed suit against VMG last year, alleging the company sent out thousands of unlawful texts in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and caused actual harm. But on Monday, U.S. District Judge James I. Cohn held that Legg couldn’t meet the threshold requirements any person seeking class certification...

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