Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - Unfair Competition Claim On Behalf Of Public Struck In Uninsured Motorist Case

Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - Unfair Competition Claim On Behalf Of Public Struck In Uninsured Motorist Case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Because the plaintiff in an uninsured motorist (UM) benefits lawsuit did not file her complaint as a class action, a California federal judge on Jan. 29 ruled that she could not bring a claim under the state's unfair competition law (UCL) on behalf of the general public, granting a motion to strike that portion of her claim (Brooke Poland v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co., et al., No. 2:12-cv-03105, E.D. Calif.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11102).

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