California Federal Judge Allows Amended UCL Claim To Proceed

Mealey's (April 4, 2016, 11:35 AM EDT) -- SAN DIEGO — On a motion to dismiss, a California federal judge on March 30 allowed an amended unfair competition law (UCL) claim to proceed in a case alleging that plaintiffs were unlawfully overcharged for advertising services on Google (Worldwide Travel v. Travelmate US Inc., No. 14-cv-00155, S.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43942).

(Order available. Document #58-160419-024R.)

U.S. Judge Cynthia Bashant of the Southern District of California ruled that the plaintiffs plausibly allege a claim under California Penal Code Section 496(a) for theft by false...
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