Hooker v. Sirius XM Radio

Case # 13-cv-00003
Case Name Hooker v. Sirius XM Radio
Jurisdiction Us District Court for E.D. VA
Summary

Plaintiffs allege that Defendants made calls using autodialing technology in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.  These calls were attempts to convert customers who had received a free "trial subscription" to Sirius XM satellite radio to paying subscription customers.  These calls were made without express consent and often were repeated despite requests to be removed from the calling list.

Final Approval Date 05/11/2017
Result
  1. Final Approval granted.  Both objectors were found to be without standing to object.  Further, their objections were found to be without merit and were overruled.
  2. Objector Sweeney appealed the Final Approval.
  3. The Sweeney Appeal was dismissed for failure to prosecute.
Dismissal of Last Appeal 09/27/2017
Attachments Docket Report.pdf
Class Action Complaint.pdf
Preliminary Approval Order.pdf
Plaintiff's Response to Objections.pdf
Final Approval Order.pdf
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Objection of Patrick Sweeney

Objectors Patrick Sweeney
Signers Patrick Sweeney
Attorneys
Summary
  1. Claims administration lacks necessary oversight.
  2. Attorneys' fees are not related to the actual recovery by the class.
  3. Attorneys' fees are excessive and insufficiently documented.
  4. Notice does not adequately disclose cy pres provisions.
  5. Requirements to object are unduly burdensome.
Attachments Objection of Patrick Sweeney.pdf
Appeal of Objector Sweeney.pdf
Dismissal of Sweeney Appeal.pdf
Sweeney Appeal Docket.pdf
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Objection of Steven F. Helfand

Objectors Steven F. Helfand
Signers Steven F. Helfand
Attorneys
Summary
  1. Attorneys' fees are excessive.
  2. Class representative incentive awards are excessive.
  3. Requirements to object are potentially unduly burdensome.
Attachments Objection of Steven F. Helfand.pdf
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