Tampa Bay Lightning Reach Class Settlement In TCPA Suit

By Nathan Hale (October 17, 2019, 6:37 PM EDT) -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have reached a class action settlement in a fan's suit claiming the NHL team violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by inundating him with telemarketing messages without his permission, according to a notice entered Thursday in Florida federal court.

In the response to the parties' joint filing, the Tampa, Florida, court administratively closed the case for 60 days so they can file a comprehensive written settlement agreement and motion for preliminary approval. Details of the agreement between Tampa Bay Sports and Entertainment LLC and plaintiff Bryan Hanley were not immediately available.

As recently as Oct. 10, the parties...

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