Judge Bars Some Competition Law Privacy Claims, Allows Others

SAN FRANCISCO - A man's claim that he was enrolled in a privacy protection plan without his consent and that the resulting fees caused him to overdraft from his bank account give him standing to pursue his Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA), California Civil Code Section 1750, et seq., and California unfair competition law (UCL) claims, a federal judge held May 4 (Steven M. Chavez v. Bank of America Corp., et al., No. 10-0653, N.D. Calif.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 62935).

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