Vizio Privacy Suits Are Consolidated And Transferred To California
(April 12, 2016, 11:54 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) on April 7 agreed to consolidate 15 lawsuits pending in seven different federal courts accusing Vizio Inc. of violating customers’ privacy rights and centralize them in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California (In Re: Vizio, Inc., Consumer Privacy Litigation, MDL No. 2693, JPMDL; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 47523).
(Transfer order available. Document #43-160415-008R.)
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