9th Circuit: Depositing Funds In Escrow Account Doesn’t Moot Class Suit
(April 14, 2016, 11:03 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — An insurance company being sued for violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) did not moot the class claims by depositing the funds to settle the lead plaintiff’s individual’ claims in an escrow account, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled April 12 (Richard Chen, et al. v. Allstate Insurance Company, No. 13-16816, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 6627).
(Opinion available. Document #43-160415-032Z.)
“We hold the judgment Allstate [Insurance Co.] has consented to would afford [plaintiff Florencio] Pacleb complete relief on...