TCPA Defendants Down, But Not Out, With 'Pick-Off' Ruling

By Allison Grande (June 22, 2017, 10:20 PM EDT) -- The Seventh Circuit recently added to limitations companies face when making offers of full relief to individual plaintiffs in TCPA class actions in order to ward off certification, otherwise known as "pick-offs," but the judges' acknowledgment that some offers may be adequate could give defendants a boost in certain cases.  

Since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in January 2016 that an offer to fully reimburse a lead plaintiff under Rule 68 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure does not moot a class action, companies have been looking for ways to capitalize on the justices' refusal to determine what should happen if...

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