Lofton v. Verizon Wireless

Case # 13-cv-05665
Case Name Lofton v. Verizon Wireless
Jurisdiction US District Court for N.D. CA
Summary

Defendant uses third-party vendors to collect consumer debts.  Plaintiffs allege that these vendors recorded calls with consumers without disclosing the recording.  Plaintiffs also allege that these vendors used predictive dialing technology without obtaining consent from consumers.

Final Approval Date 05/27/2016
Result
  1. Final Approval granted.
  2. All objections were overruled.
  3. Class counsel motioned for sanctions from Objector Sweeney, arguing that he was not a member of the class and is attempting to sabotage the settlement.
  4. The sanctions motion was withdrawn.
Dismissal of Last Appeal N/A
Attachments Docket Report.pdf
Fourth Amended Class Action Complaint.pdf
Preliminary Approval Order.pdf
Final Approval Order.pdf
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Objection of Patrick Sweeney

Objectors Patrick Sweeney
Signers Patrick Sweeney
Attorneys
Summary
  1. A portion of the attorneys' fees should be withheld to provide adequate oversight.
  2. Attorneys' fees do not reflect actual recovery by the class.
  3. Attorneys' fees are excessive and not supported by the docket record.
  4. Fee request lacks adequate documentation.
  5. Cy pres provisions lack adequate disclosure.
Attachments Objection of Patrick Sweeney.pdf
Motion for Sanctions Against Objector Sweeney.pdf
Withdrawal of Motion for Sanctions.pdf
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