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February 25, 2016

In the News Today – February 25, 2016

  • “Dilapidated Legal Regime” Driving Uber, Lyft Lawsuits? Innovation in the 21st century workplace “is increasingly constrained by a dilapidated 20th century legal regime. Exhibits A and B: class action lawsuits in California against Lyft and Uber,” writes Dykema’s Jack Schaedel in a Forbes guest column. (Forbes)
     
  • Sixth Circuit Dismisses TCPA Lawsuit: The Sixth Circuit affirmed dismissal of Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) lawsuit in which the plaintiffs claimed they had not given their phone numbers to a debt collector who called them. The ruling agrees with the FCC and Eleventh Circuit that “prior express consent” can be “obtained and conveyed via intermediaries”, in this case the hospital to which the plaintiffs had given their numbers. (National Law Review)
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