N.Y. Federal Judge Approves $14.5M American Eagle TCPA Settlement, Trims Fees

(September 12, 2017, 1:21 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A New York federal judge on Sept. 11 granted final approval of a $14.5 million settlement to be paid by American Eagle Outfitters Inc. and AEO Management Co. (collectively, AEO) to end claims that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by sending unwanted text messages; however, the judge trimmed the attorney fees and incentive awards requested by the plaintiffs (Christina Melito, et al. v. American Eagle, Inc., et al., No. 14-2440, S.D. N.Y., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 146343)....

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