Michigan Federal Judge: Premature Class Certification Motions No Longer Necessary

Mealey's (February 1, 2016, 11:46 AM EST) -- FLINT, Mich. — A Michigan federal judge on Jan. 27 denied without prejudice a motion for class certification filed in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) suit on the same day the complaint was filed, opining that premature motions are no longer necessary following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez (No. 14-857, 577 U.S. __ [2016]) (Timothy Sheridan v. Diversified Consultants, Inc., et al., No. 16-10144, E.D. Mich.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9144).

(Opinion and order available. Document #43-160205-023Z.)

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