Yokoyama v. Midland Nat'l Life Ins. Co., No. 07-16825 - Injury & Tort Law - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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Yokoyama v. Midland Nat'l Life Ins. Co., No. 07-16825

In an action alleging deceptive representations in defendant's brochures, which promoted certain annuities as appropriate for seniors, a denial of class certification is reversed where the Hawaii Deceptive Practices Act did not require individual showings of reliance on the alleged misrepresentations.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted November 20, 2008

Filed February 8, 2010

Judges

Opinion by Judge Schroeder

Counsel

For Appellant:

James J. Bickerton, Honolulu, HI

For Appellee:

Robert D. Phillips, Oakland, CA