The Eleventh Circuit last month issued a significant class action opinion in Cordoba v. DirectTV, LLC, vacating a class certified in a TCPA class action and remanding the case. The issue underlying the court’s decision was whether large parts of the class as certified had standing. Because the plaintiff did not establish that common
The Eleventh Circuit Finds Class Rep Has Standing to Settle a FACTA Class Action
Bucking a recent trend and departing from both the Second Circuit’s Katz decision and the Third Circuit’s Kamal decision, the Eleventh Circuit found that a plaintiff had standing to settle a FACTA claim on behalf of a class. This decision—Muransky v. Godiva Chocolatier, Inc.—signals the continuing debate about what Spokeo means for…
Another Punt: The Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in the Zappos Case
We wrote recently about how the certiorari petition in Zappos.com, Inc. v. Stevens was a possible vehicle to put the question of standing in data breach cases back before the Supreme Court. Alas, the Court denied the certiorari petition on March 25.
Combined with the Supreme Court’s remand in Frank v. Gaos, those wishing…