Early Termination Fees Going Bye-Bye?

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Early Termination Fees Going Bye-Bye?

bhp_equip_discounts.jpgHey, hey, hey ... Sprint Nextel was dealt a major blow in its early-termination-fee case when a California judge ruled it would have to pay $73 million. Bad news for Sprint ...

... but good news for us! The decision could bode poorly for the various trials that are taking place throughout the country, as well as the attempt by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to make wireless carriers exempt from these state court cases.

"This ruling sounds the death knell for the industry's petition seeking a preemption ruling from the FCC -- a ruling the industry has never been able to win in court," said Scott Bursor, an attorney representing the plaintiffs. 

Read more about it at CNN Money.

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