5th Circuit: Unaccepted Offer Of Judgment Does Not Moot Class Claims
Mealey's (August 14, 2015, 12:17 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — The operator of an automated teller machine (ATM) did not moot Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA) class claims by extending an unaccepted offer of judgment to the named class representative, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Aug. 12, reversing a trial court’s decision (David Hooks v. Landmark Industries, Incorporated, No. 14-20496, 5th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 14116).
(Opinion available. Document #43-150821-001Z.)
David Hooks, a Texas man, withdrew money from his checking account at an ATM operated by Landmark Industries Inc....