Class Wins Cert. In DirecTV Telemarketing Suit

Law360, New York (July 13, 2017, 7:34 PM EDT) -- A Georgia federal judge on Wednesday certified a class action accusing DirecTV of making illegal telemarketing calls to names on the National Do Not Call Registry, saying the class has demonstrated common claims and standing to bring them.

In an order, U.S. District Judge Mark H. Cohen held that unsolicited telephone calls are an invasion of privacy under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act that constitute a concrete injury necessary to demonstrate Article III standing, noting that an injury can be intangible and still be considered "concrete.”

“Just as a junk fax renders a fax machine temporarily unavailable, a call placed in...

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