Friday, April 08, 2016

federal courts - class action - unaccepted offer of judgment to indiv. plaintiff under FRCivP 68 does not moot class action

Weitzner v. Sanofi Pasteur Inc. – 3d Cir. April 6, 2016

Putative class action under Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 USC 227, not mooted by defendant’s unaccepted offer of judgment to individual plaintiff under FRCiv P 68, made before plaintiff filed motion for class certification, under Campbell-Eward v. Gomez, 136 S.Ct. 663  (2016), which overrules prior 3d Cir. precedent, Weiss v. Regal Collections, 385 F.3d 337 (3d Cir. 2004).