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Settlement: $40M Preliminary Settlement Reached in Interline TCPA Class Action Lawsuit

November 20 2014Los Angeles, CA: A preliminary $40 million settlement has been reached in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action lawsuit pending against Interline Brands Inc. The lawsuit, filed in 2011, claimed that Interline sent fax advertisements to consumers without: 1) obtaining their proper express written consent;

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Law Suit Filed: Windstream Faces TCPA Class Action Lawsuit

October 8 2013
San Francisco, CA: A proposed class action lawsuit was filed against Windstream Communications Inc, part of Network Communications, alleging the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by calling residential phones without consent of the person being called, in order to deliver a prerecorded message.In

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Law Suit Filed: Liberty Capital Group Faces Junk Fax Class Action Lawsuit

July 17 2013
San Francisco, CA: A potential class action lawsuit alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), has been filed against Liberty Capital Group Inc.Filed on July 10 by Bedard Controls Inc., the lawsuit alleges Liberty Mutual, a provider of loans for small businesses, sent unsolicited

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Settlement: $16.5M Settlement Proposed in Papa John’s Spam Text Messaging Class Action Lawsuit

May 20 2013
New York, NY: A tentative $16.5 million settlement has been reached in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action lawsuit pending against Papa John’s. The lawsuit, entitled Agne, et al. v. Papa John’s International Inc., et al, Case No. 10-cv-01139, U.S. District Court for the

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Law Suit Filed: Viacom Video Music Awards Spam Text Messages

May 16 2013
Los Angeles, CA: Viacom, parent company of MTV is facing a class action lawsuit alleging it sent out unsolicited, promotional text messages to people who voted in the 2011 Video Music Awards (VMAs), in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).Filed by Erin Mock of

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Law Suit Filed: Path Social Media Faces Spam Messaging Class Action Lawsuit

April 10 2013
Chicago, IL: The mobile social network Path is facing a potential class-action lawsuit for allegedly sending unsolicited text ads to people’s cell phones, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).Filed in Illinois, by Kevin Sterk, the TCPA lawsuit alleges that Sterk received an unsolicited

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Law Suit Filed: Santander Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Fair Debt Collection Practices

February 18 2013
San Diego, CA: Santander Consumer USA is facing a class action lawsuit over alleged violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) as well as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The lawsuit also alleges Santander breached its own contracts by charging improper fees.Santander Consumer USA,

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Settlement: Matrix Reaches Settlement in Fax Advertising Class Action Lawsuit

February 15 2013
New York, NY: A settlement has been reached in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action lawsuit pending against the mortgage company Matrix LS Inc.Entitled CE Design Ltd. V. Matrix LS Inc., the lawsuit alleged that Matrix violated the TCPA by faxing advertisements to people

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Law Suit Filed: Romney Presidential Campaign Robocalls Class Action

February 8 2013
Washington, DC: According to a class action lawsuit filed this week, Arizona-based Americans for Responsible Leadership violated the Teleophone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) during the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign by making illegal robocalls for the campaign.Plaintiff Marlo Edholm, who filed the TCPA class action, claims

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Settlement: Google Slide Disco Text Messaging Class Action Lawsuit Reaches Preliminary Settlement

December 19 2012
San Francisco, CA: A $6 million settlement has been reached in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action lawsuit filed against Slide Inc, a subsidiary of Google Inc. The lawsuit alleged that Slide sent text messages to consumers regarding the “Disco” messaging service without receiving

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Small Virginia Firm and Solo Shop Beckon Reed Smith Litigators

Brian Baxter, The Am Law Daily

November 20, 2014

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Two Reed Smith partners have left the firm for

Law and Football: Rankings Doublethink

Steven J. Harper is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University and author of “The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession in Crisis” (Basic Books, April 2013), and other books. He retired as a partner at Kirkland & Ellis in 2008 after 30 years in private practice. His blog about the legal

Key Ruling Brings Thelen Bankruptcy Closer to Conclusion

Julie Triedman, The Am Law Daily

November 21, 2014

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Volatility to shut sub bond market till 2015

Fri Nov 21, 2014 10:59am EST

* Deutsche Bank and Erste find lacklustre demand
* Investors baulk at volatile secondary marketBy Aimee Donnellan and Alice GledhillLONDON, Nov 21 (IFR) – Banks may have to wait until 2015 to
fortify their balance sheets with subordinated bonds as the
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Simpson Thacher Sets High Bar With Associate Bonuses

Nathalie Pierrepont, The Am Law Daily

November 21, 2014

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