Helpful Ninth Circuit Decision on Harm Standing Requirement Under California's UCL


Here's another helpful federal court decision for defending against a purported UCL class action, where there is no harmed plaintiff.

The Ninth Circuit recently issued a pro-defense opinion requiring a plaintiff who brings a claim under California's Unfair Competition Act (Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code Sections 17200, et seq.) ("UCL") for various statutory violations to allege facts showing "injury in fact" and "lost money or property."

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