On behalf of Kazerouni Law Group, APC on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.
On August 15, 2014, the Honorable Anthony J. Battaglia of the Southern District of California granted Final Approval of a Class Action Settlement with FIA Card Services. [Read the full Order here]. In this Action, Plaintiff alleged that FIA Card Services had a policy of illegally recording confidential communications with California consumers without said consumer’s knowledge and/or consent in violation of California Penal Code § 632. After reviewing the terms, Judge Battaglia determined that the $2,750,000.00 dollar settlement was fair, adequate and reasonable. As such, each of the class members that timely opted into the class will receive approximately $1,300 in compensation.