The California Supreme Court clarifies the meaning of damages under the Consumers Legal Remedies Act and the matter of standing to seek declaratory relief (Meyer / Sprint Spectrum)

California Supreme Court Clarifies the Meaning of “Any Damage” as a Standing Requirement Under California’s Consumers Legal Remedies Act* California Supreme Court’s Kagan analysis is clarified by Proposition 64 spill-over. Meyer v. Sprint Spectrum LP, ___ Cal. __, 2009 WL197560 (January 29, 2009). In Meyer, the plaintiffs filed a class action alleging violations of the California Unfair Competition Law (“UCL”), the California Consumers Legal Remedies Act (“CLRA”), and for declaratory relief. Plaintiffs claimed that Sprint Spectrum (“Sprint”) improperly included certain illegal and unconscionable terms in its customer service agreement, including: (1) a requirement that the parties submit disputes under the customer service agreement to binding arbitration, (2) a waiver of the right to jury

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Jr. Don T. Hibner, The California Supreme Court clarifies the meaning of damages under the Consumers Legal Remedies Act and the matter of standing to seek declaratory relief (Meyer / Sprint Spectrum), 29 January 2009, e-Competitions Bulletin Commitment Decisions, Art. N° 67637

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