BREAKING TCPA NEWS: ViSalus Court Refuses to Decertify Class- Finds Defendant Waived FCC Protection, in part, Due To Failure to Seek Stay
Here’s big news.
Those of you that follow tcpaworld.com know all about the big Wakefield v ViSalus verdict and the subsequent effort to decertify the case following the FCC’s grant of a retroactive waiver of it’s express written consent rules in ViSalus’ favor after the jury verdict was entered.
Well today the court entered it’s Order denying the decertification request, finding, in part, that ViSalus had waived it’s consent defense by failing to move to stay the case pending the outcome of the FCC’s consideration of it’s petition for retroactive relief. Read it here: ViSalus decert.
With this rulings the prospect of a $900mm + judgment in the case appears more likely. Click here for more analysis on TCPA verdict.