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Spokeo May Bump Ikea Shopper's Suit To State Court: 9th Circ

Law360, Los Angeles (January 13, 2017, 11:20 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit on Friday granted an Ikea shopper’s request to ship her decertified class action back to district court for dismissal, opening the possibility for her to raise the issue in state court after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Spokeo, which set a higher bar for claims of harm.

Lead plaintiff Rita Medellin had been appealing a lower court’s decision to decertify a class of shoppers who accused the company of illegally collecting customer ZIP code data, but switched gears after the high court’s May ruling in Spokeo v. Robins, court records show.

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

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4480 Consumer Credit

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January 30, 2015

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