Lifetime Asks Judge To Force Deal in TCPA Suit Over Calls

Law360, Washington (January 27, 2016, 7:31 PM EST) -- The Lifetime network asked a New York federal judge Wednesday to make a cable customer accept a $1,503 settlement in a proposed class action over an allegedly illegal telemarketing call, saying it's $3 more than he can win at trial.

Mark Leyse did not respond to the offer by a Jan. 19 deadline, so the court should accept it and dismiss as moot his allegations that the network violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act when it made robocalls about the show "Project Runway," Lifetime Entertainment Services LLC said.

Because the offer "provides complete relief to plaintiff, the court should enter judgment...

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