Full case includes Shepard's, Headnotes, Legal Analytics from Lex Machina, and more.
834 F.2d 1163 *; 1987 U.S. App. LEXIS 16116 **; 10 Fed. R. Serv. 3d (Callaghan) 97
Zimmerman, John G., on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated v. HBO Affiliate Group, ACS Enterprises, Inc., Hometheatre, Inc., Video Consultants, Inc., Home Box Office, Inc., Conley and Wanning, Inc., Conley, Raymond W., and Wanning, Matthew; John G. Zimmerman, Appellant
Prior History: [**1] Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, D.C. Civil No. 86-0454.
district court, antenna, signal, consumer, collection, certification, unauthorized, programming, debt collection practice, declaratory judgment, declaration, defendants', settlement, practices, reception, putative class, Racketeer, campaign, argues, legislative history, named plaintiff, legal action, parties
Civil Procedure, Appeals, Standards of Review, General Overview, Responses, Defenses, Demurrers & Objections, Motions to Dismiss, Judgments, Pretrial Judgments, Judgment on Pleadings, De Novo Review, Motions to Dismiss, Failure to State Claim, Appellate Jurisdiction, Final Judgment Rule, Antitrust & Trade Law, Private Actions, Costs & Attorney Fees, Clayton Act, Banking Law, Consumer Protection, Fair Debt Collection, Liability for Violations, Real Property Law, Landlord & Tenant, Tenant's Remedies & Rights, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Unfair Practices, Equal Credit Opportunity, Truth in Lending, Insurance Law, Claim, Contract & Practice Issues, Estoppel & Waiver, Late Premiums & Nonpayment, Affirmative Defenses, Racketeer Influenced & Corrupt Organizations, Criminal Law & Procedure, Racketeering, Racketeer Influenced & Corrupt Organizations Act, Clayton Act, Jurisdiction, Class Actions, Prerequisites for Class Action, Special Proceedings, Certification of Classes, Judicial Discretion, Abuse of Discretion, Declaratory Judgments, Federal Declaratory Judgments, Discretionary Jurisdiction, Justiciability, Case & Controversy Requirements, Adverse Legal Interests, Immediacy, State Declaratory Judgments, Jurisdiction, Jurisdictional Sources, Subject Matter Jurisdiction, Federal Questions, Substantial Questions, Supplemental Jurisdiction, Pendent Claims