Split Illinois Appellate Panel Reverses Class Certification In Unsolicited Fax Suit
(January 21, 2016, 11:53 AM EST) -- ELGIN, Ill. — A divided Illinois appeals panel on Jan. 19 reversed a grant of class certification in a complaint accusing an individual of sending unauthorized faxes, finding the class representative to be a “passive figurehead” (Byer Clinic and Chiropractic, Ltd., et al. v. Michael Kapraun, No. 1-14-3733, Ill. App., 1st Dist.; 2016 Ill. App. LEXIS 16).
(Opinion available. Document #43-160122-013Z.)
Byer Clinic & Chiropractic Ltd. in Arlington Heights, Ill., is the practice of Carl Byer. Byer and the clinic filed a class complaint against Michael...