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.
Argued and Submitted November 20, 2008
Filed February 8, 2010
Opinion by Judge Schroeder
James J. Bickerton, Honolulu, HI
Robert D. Phillips, Oakland, CA