In the News Today - January 25, 2019

January 25, 2019

“California Leads In Class Action Lawsuits”: The chairman of the California Business and Industrial Alliance said the state’s lawmakers should be “embarrassed” by the state’s legal system statistics, particularly the fact that it accounts for half of the nation’s class action lawsuits. He pointed specifically to the state’s Private Attorney General Act as a problem. (Fox & Hounds)

Class Action Defense Lawyers Say Reassigned Number Database a “Positive First Step”: Attorneys from the Blank Rome law firm called the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to create a reassigned phone number database “a step in the right direction to limit unintended TCPA liability.” (BNA)