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4th Cir.: No vicarious liability for sellers’ TCPA misconduct (access required)

Even though discovery was still open at the trial level, class-action plaintiffs could not present evidence creating a triable dispute about whether security-system manufacturers were vicariously liable for retailers’ TCPA violations. Background Appellee UTC Fire & Security Americas Corp. sold home-security systems to distributors, which then took full title to the product for reselling to retailers. One ...