Sirius XM Radio Call Recording Class Action Lawsuit Settlement

The Sirius XM Call Recording class action lawsuit is styled Kambiz Batmanghelich, et al. v. Sirius XM Radio Inc. and Stream International, Inc., and is case number No. CV-09-9190 out of the United States District Court for the Central District of California.  The lawsuit primarly revolves around claims that  telephone privacy laws were broken when  Sirius XM’s customer service provider Stream International did not inform the callers/customers that the call was being recorded and/or monitored.  According to the Sirius XM Radio Call Recording class action settlement notice you could be a member of this class action lawsuit if you reside in the states of California, Florida, Maryland, Nevada, or New Hampshire and:

  1. placed one or more telephone calls to Sirius Satellite Radio between July 13, 2006 and November 17, 2009, spoke with a representative on behalf of Sirius Satellite Radio, and were not provided with notice that the call may be recorded or monitored; and/or
  2. received one or more telephone calls from Sirius Satellite Radio between July 13, 2006 and February 1, 2010, spoke with a representative on behalf of Sirius Satellite Radio, and were not provided with notice that the call may be recorded or monitored; and/or
  3. placed one or more telephone calls to XM Satellite Radio between January 25, 2009 and November 17, 2009, to discuss music royalty fees or cancelling your XM Satellite Radio subscription, spoke with a representative on behalf of XM Satellite Radio, and were not provided with notice that the call may be recorded or monitored (the “Settlement Class”).

Settlement payout will differ based upon the state and the number of people that file, however, the maximum settlement for residents of California will be $5000.00.  The maximum settlement amount for all other states will be $1,000.00. 

Important dates as follows:

All claims forms are due by September 10, 2011.

All exclusion are due by June 27, 2011.

All objections are due by August 5, 2011.

The fairness hearing will be held in Courtroom 9 of the United States District Court for the Central District of California, located at 312 North Spring Street, Los Angeles, California, 90012 before Judge Valerie Baker Fairbank on September 12, 2011.  More details of the Sirius XM Radio & Stream International call recording class action lawsuit settlement can be found at www.callrecordingclassaction.com.  You must have Adobe Reader to view the PDF documents.