612 F.3d 325 (5th Cir. 2010), 08-41083, Taylor v. Acxiom Corp.

Docket Nº:08-41083.
Citation:612 F.3d 325
Opinion Judge:GARWOOD, Circuit Judge:
Party Name:Sharon TAYLOR; James Douglas Booker; Lowry Briley; Twilah Brown; James D. Clary; et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. ACXIOM CORPORATION; ChoicePoint Public Records Database Tech., Inc.; ChoicePoint Public Records, Inc.; ChoicePoint, Inc.; ChoicePoint Services, Inc.; Seisint, Inc.; LexisNexis Reed Elsevier, Inc.; Chex Systems, Inc., a Minnesota Corpor
Attorney:Andy Tindel (argued), Provost Umphrey Law Firm, L.L.P., Tyler, TX, James Marl Mann, Gregory Blake Thompson, Mann Firm, Henderson, TX, for Plaintiffs-Appellants. Juan C. Enjamio, Hunton & Williams, L.L.P., Miami, FL, for Acxiom Corp., Acxiom Risk Mitigation, Inc. Alan Neil Greenspan, Jackson Walke...
Judge Panel:Before GARWOOD, DAVIS and DENNIS, Circuit Judges. DENNIS, Circuit Judge, concurring:
Case Date:July 14, 2010
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
 
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612 F.3d 325 (5th Cir. 2010)

Sharon TAYLOR; James Douglas Booker; Lowry Briley; Twilah Brown; James D. Clary; et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants,

v.

ACXIOM CORPORATION; ChoicePoint Public Records Database Tech., Inc.; ChoicePoint Public Records, Inc.; ChoicePoint, Inc.; ChoicePoint Services, Inc.; Seisint, Inc.; LexisNexis Reed Elsevier, Inc.; Chex Systems, Inc., a Minnesota Corporation, Defendants-Appellees.

Sharon Taylor, on Behalf of Themselves and all others Similarly Situated; et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants,

v.

ACS State & Local Solutions, Inc., a New York Corporation; Global 360 BGS, Inc., a Texas Corporation; Gila Corporation, a Texas Corporation; American Electric Power Service Corporation, a New York Corporation; Southwestern Bell Telephone LP, a Texas Limited Partnership, doing business as Southwestern Bell Telephone Company; American Municipal Services Corporation; Eugene R. Bucciarelli; Michael Dinapoli, Defendants-Appellees.

Sharon Taylor, on Behalf of Themselves and all others Similarly Situated; et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants,

v.

Texas Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, a Texas Insurance Company; Insurance Technologies Corporation, a Texas Corporation; Softech International, Inc., a Florida Corporation; Globe Life & Accident Insurance Company, a Deleware Insurance Company; Hawkeye Insurance Services, Inc., a Texas Corporation; ISO Claims Services, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, doing business as Insurance Information Exchange; United Teacher Associates Insurance Company, a Texas Insurance Company; Spartan Insurance Company, Defendants-Appellees.

Sharon Taylor, on Behalf of Themselves and all others Similarly Situated; et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants,

v.

Safeway, Inc., a Deleware Corporation; Heb Grocery Company, LP, a Texas Limited Partnership; The Hearst Corporation, a Delaware Corporation, doing business as Houston Chronicle; Safety-USA Institute, LLC, a Texas Limited Liability Company; U.S. Interactive, Inc., a Texas Corporation; The Talbot Group, Inc., a Texas Corporation; Background Information Systems, Inc., a Texas Corporation; Carfax, Inc., a Pennsylvania Corporation; Impactinfo, Inc., a Texas Corporation; Wishlist, LLC, Represented by Carolyn Lehamnn, Member ABC Data; American Student List Co., Inc.; Aristotle International, Inc.; Donald R. Berliner, Jr.; Continueded.Com, LLC; Denspri, LLC; Driver Training Associates, Inc.; Federated Retail Holdings, Inc.; Household Drivers Report, Inc.; Lee Farish Computer Services, Inc.; Paradise Development, Inc.; D.B. Stringfellow, Jr.; Tenant Tracker, Inc., Defendants-Appellees.

Sharon Taylor, on Behalf of Themselves and all others Similarly Situated; et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants,

v.

Biometric Access Company; Cetegy Check Services, Inc.; Emaginenet Technologies, Inc.; Rei Data, Inc., doing business as Landata Information Services, Inc.; LML Payment Systems Corporation; Telecheck Services, Inc.; Allied Resident/Employee Screening Service, Inc.; U.S. Interactive, Inc.; Acxiom Risk Mitigation, Inc.; ADP Screening and Selection Services, Inc.; American Driving Records, Inc.; Coe Information Publishers, Inc.; Explore Information Services LLC; Fedchex LLC; Jon Latorella; Marshall Systems Technology, Inc.; Realtime-ID LP; Source Data, Inc., Leslie Hanson for Deft; URAPI; Propertyinfo Corporation, Defendants-Appellees.

Sharon Taylor, on Behalf of Themselves and all others Similarly Situated; et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants,

v.

Freeman Publishers, Inc.; Bayounet.com, Inc.; Customer Contact, Inc.; Defensivedriving.com; Cross-Sell, Inc.; Infonations, Inc.; Realty Computer Solutions, Inc., doing business as Real-Comp; The Service Bureau; List Management Systems; Just Texas; Dominin Enterprises; Data Bank USA; Joe Winklen Consulting; National Statistical Service Corporation; Warranty USA; Reliant Energy, Inc.; TXU Business; Dallas Computer Associates, Defendants-Appellees.

No. 08-41083.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

July 14, 2010

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Andy Tindel (argued), Provost Umphrey Law Firm, L.L.P., Tyler, TX, James Marl Mann, Gregory Blake Thompson, Mann Firm, Henderson, TX, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

Juan C. Enjamio, Hunton & Williams, L.L.P., Miami, FL, for Acxiom Corp., Acxiom Risk Mitigation, Inc.

Alan Neil Greenspan, Jackson Walker, L.L.P., Dallas, TX, James M. Walls, Carlton Fields, Tampa, FL, for Chex Systems, Inc.

Larry Farish York, McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore, L.L.P., Austin, TX, Kevin Andrew Kinnan, John Taylor Willett, Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., Dallas, TX, for ACS State and Local Solutions, Inc.

James Paschal Reid, Gardere Wynne Sewell, L.L.P., Dallas, TX, for Global 360 BGS, Inc.

Wallace Morgan Smith, Smith, Robertson, Elliott, Glen, Klein & Bell, L.L.P., Austin, TX, for Gila Corp.

Stayton Lugene Worthington, Coghlan Croswon, L.L.P., Longview, TX, for Amer. Elec. Power Service Corp.

Elizabeth Lewis, Aaron Michael Streett (argued), Baker Botts, L.L.P., Houston, TX, Chad Pinson, Baker Botts, L.L.P., Dallas, TX, for Southwestern Bell Telephone, LP, Safeway, Inc., Heb Grocery Co., LP, Background Info. Systems, Inc., Realpage, Inc., American Driving Records, Inc.

Hastings Lyle Hanshaw, Hanshaw Kennedy, L.L.P., Frisco, TX, for Amer. Mun. Services Corp.

Roger D. Higgins, Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, L.L.P., Dallas, TX, for Tex. Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co.

Charles L. Perry, Andrews Kurth, L.L.P., Dallas, TX, for Ins. Technologies Corp.

Larry D. Henry, Boone, Smith, Davis, Hurst & Dickman, Tulsa, OK, for Softech Intern., Inc.

Michael H. Collins, Kirsten Marisol Castaneda, Senior Counsel, Locke, Lord, Bissell & Liddell, L.L.P., Dallas, TX, for Globe Life & Accident Ins. Co.

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David Michael Walsh, IV, Chamblee & Ryan, P.C., Dallas, TX, for Hawkeye Ins. Services, Inc.

Mark W. Bayer, Gardere Wynne Sewell, L.L.P., Dallas, TX, for ISO Claims Services, Inc.

Steven Douglas Urban, Donald R. Taylor, Taylor Dunham & Burgess, L.L.P., for Austin, TX, for United Teacher Associates Ins. Co.

Jason Lance Wren, Walters, Balido & Crain, L.L.P., Dallas, TX, for Spartan Ins. Co.

Jonathan R. Donnellan, Hearst Corp., New York City, for Hearst Corp.

J. Richard Tubb, Dallas, TX, for Safety-USA Institute LLC, Paradise Development, Inc.

David Joseph White, Senior Atty., Godwin Ronquillo, P.C., Dallas, TX, for Talbot Group.

Kirk Todd Florence, Crouch & Ramey, L.L.P., Dallas, TX, Christopher May Mason, Nixon Peabody, New York City, for Carfax, Inc.

Silvie George Alfonso, Dallas, TX, for ABC Data, Lee Farish Computer Services, Inc.

Stephen S. Maris, Hunton & Williams, L.L.P., Dallas, TX, for American Student List Co., Inc.

Jonathan W. Cuneo, Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca L.L.P., Washington, DC, Alexandria C. Warren, Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, L.L.P., Alexandria, VA, for Aristotle Intern., Inc.

James Warren Grau, Scott Allen Whisler, Grau Koen, P.C., Dallas, TX, for Continueded.Com LLC.

Joseph Randolph Burton, Burleson Cooke LLP, Houston, TX, for Driver Training Associates, Inc.

Catherine E. Sison, St. Louis, MO, Gayla Campbell Crain, Fred Gaona, Spencer Crain Cubbage Healy & McNamara, P.L.L.C., Dallas, TX, for Federated Retail Holdings, Inc.

Gregory Richardson Ave, Walters, Balido & Crain, L.L.P., Dallas, TX, for Household Drivers Report, Inc.

John E. Collins, Burleson, Pate & Gibson, L.L.P., Dallas, TX, for D.B. Stringfellow, Jr., URAPI.

Richard M. Abernathy, Abernathy, Roeder, Boyd & Joplin, P.C., McKinney, TX, for Tenant Tracker, Inc.

Jennifer Haltom Doan, Kristie Anne Wright, Haltom & Doan, Texarkana, TX, for Biometric Access Co.

Scott Alan Wheatley, Jackson Walker, L.L.P., Fort Worth, TX, for Cetegy Check Services, Inc.

Douglas Eugene Koger, Sugar Land, TX, for Emaginenet Technologies, Inc.

Craig A. Haynes, Senior counsel, Thompson & Knight, L.L.P., Dallas, TX, for LML Payment Systems Corp.

David Guy Russell, Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs, Atlanta, GA, for Telecheck Services, Inc.

Brian C. Jobe, Wilmer & Jobe, Dallas, TX, for Allied Resident/Employee Screening Service, Inc.

Walter J. Cicak, Karl Neudorfer, Seyfarth Shaw, L.L.P., Houston, TX, for U.S. Interactive, Inc.

Robin Leaf Harrison, Campbell, Harrison & Dagley, L.L.P., Houston, TX, for ADP Screening and Selection Services, Inc.

Michael Lawrence Bernoudy, Jr., Bernoudy Law Firm, Marshall, TX, for Coe Info. Publishers, Inc.

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Mark Dyer, Stephen Douglas Henninger, Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, Dallas, TX, for FedChex, LLC.

Lawrence R. Plavnick, Colucci Norman, L.L.P., Beverly, MA, for Jon Latorella.

Tristan Belew Ellis, Marshall, TX, for Marshall Systems Technology, Inc.

Jeffrey Robin Elkin, Porter & Hedges, L.L.P., Houston, TX, for PropertyInfo Corp.

Brock Cordt Akers, Evelyn Ailts Derrington, Phillips & Akers, P.C., Houston, TX, for Freeman Publishers, Inc.

John Michael Dorman, Locke, Lord, Bissell & Liddell, L.L.P., Houston, TX, for Defensivedriving.com

William W. Allen, Gess Mattingly & Atchison PSC, Lexington, KY, for Cross-Sell, Inc.

Marvin C. Moos, Ebanks Taylor Horne L.L.P., Houston, TX, for Infonations, Inc., Zebec Data Systems, Inc.

Alan Evans Brown, Boyd & Brown, Tyler, TX, for Realty Computer Solutions, Inc.

Michael Porter Heiskell, Sr., Johnson, Vaughn & Heiskell, Fort Worth, TX, for Nat. Statistical Serv. Corp.

Eric P. Shenoweth, Yetter Coleman, L.L.P., Houston, TX, for Reliant Energy, Inc.

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