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June 21, 2016

In the News Today – June 21, 2016

  • Court Rules Plaintiffs May Seek Damages from Starbucks Over Undefiled Lattes: U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson said two plaintiffs may seek damages from Starbucks in their proposed class action over allegations the coffee company “underfills” lattes. “The court finds it probable that a significant portion of the latte-consuming public could believe that a ‘Grande’ contains 16 ounces of fluid,” wrote Judge Henderson. (Reuters) 
  • ACA White Paper Makes Case for TCPA Reform: The Association of Credit and Collection Professionals (ACA) published a white paper, “The Imperative to Modernize the TCPA: Why an Outdated Law Hurts Consumers and Encourages Abusive Lawsuits,” calling for reform to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The TCPA “relies on outdated models of communication technologies and creates an uncertain environment for businesses,” said Cindy Sebrell, vice president of Public Affairs for the ACA. (Legal Newsline)

 

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