$11M Settlement In Frontier TCPA Row Gets Final Nod

By Allison Grande (June 2, 2017, 8:18 PM EDT) -- A Connecticut federal judge gave his final stamp of approval Friday to an $11 million settlement — which includes $3.6 million in fees for plaintiffs' counsel — to close out a proposed class action alleging Frontier Communications Corp. violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by placing thousands of illegal telemarketing calls.

On the heels of a May 31 hearing to determine whether the proposed settlement should be finalized, U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea issued an order concluding that the deal, which was first floated in December, was fair, reasonable and adequate and should therefore win final approval. 

"The settlement agreement...

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