Wisconsin Federal Judge: Defendant Can’t Deposit Funds To Moot Class Suit
(March 2, 2016, 3:14 PM EST) -- MILWAUKEE — A defendant in a debt collection proposed class complaint may not moot the case by depositing funds with the court, a Wisconsin federal judge ruled Feb. 24, finding that the plaintiff already filed a motion for class certification (Marie Severns, et al. v. Eastern Account System of Connecticut, Inc., No. 15-1168, E.D. Wis.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 23164).
(Decision and order available. Document #43-160304-011Z.)
Marie Severns, a resident of Wisconsin, filed a class complaint against Eastern Account System of Connecticut Inc. (EASC) in the...