Bloomberg Law
Nov. 18, 2021, 3:43 PM

T-Mobile Proposed Privacy Class Actions Paused by Federal Judge

Jake Holland
Jake Holland

Two proposed privacy class actions against T-Mobile US Inc. were put on ice after a Washington federal judge found that pausing those cases would conserve judicial and party resources.

The cases are stayed until the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation rules on a multidistrict litigation petition, Judge Barbara J. Rothstein wrote in two orders filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Plaintiff Richard Halpern sued T-Mobile in September, accusing the telecom giant of failing to guard customer data from a breach this summer. Separately, plaintiff Thalessa Billups later that month sued T-Mobile, accusing the ...