By Joyce Hanson (August 11, 2017, 6:41 PM EDT) -- A proposed Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action against Hooters based on a single text message sent by the restaurant chain will settle for about $1.3 million in gift cards distributed to recipients of the text, according to a motion filed in Georgia federal court.
Hooters of America LLC agreed to settle lead plaintiff Michael Etzel's TCPA suit and certify the class after lengthy litigation and discussions that began more than a year ago, according to Etzel's preliminary settlement approval motion submitted on Wednesday to U.S. District Judge Leigh Martin May.
"HOA will be forever enjoined from sending a text message...
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