Mealey's Litigation Procedure - New Jersey Federal Judge: Faxed Ad Class Complaint Is Time-Barred

Mealey's Litigation Procedure - New Jersey Federal Judge: Faxed Ad Class Complaint Is Time-Barred

NEWARK, N.J. - A prior class complaint filed in New Jersey state court that, for a time, tolled the statute of limitations for Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) claims brought by recipients of allegedly unauthorized faxed ads failed to save the otherwise untimely TCPA claim filed in New Jersey federal court more than six years after the fax was sent, a New Jersey federal judge ruled July 22 (A & L Industries, Inc., et al. v. P. Cipollini, Inc., No. 12-7598, D. N.J.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 99285).

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