Freedom Franchise Systems, Freedom Adventures Texts TCPA Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: Est. $7.25 Freedom Franchise Systems, LLC and Freedom Adventures, LLC is settling a class action for just under a million dollars. The complaint alleged that the companies sent text messages to mobile phones without the prior express written consent of the phones’ owners, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).  Read more

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Chase Bank Military Member Credit Card Holders Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: Varies JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA is paying $62 million to settle a class action alleging it did not reduce the interest rates on the credit card accounts of service member customers. The complaint alleges that Chase’s behavior violates the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, the Truth in Lending Act, Delaware’s Consumer Fraud Act, and breach of contract.  Read more

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Aaron’s Sales and Lease Cell Phone Calls TCPA Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: TBD Aaron’s Sales and Lease Ownership is settling a class action alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint alleged that the company used an automatic dialing system or an artificial or prerecorded voice to place calls to consumer cell phones, without the consent of the recipients of the calls.  Read more

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General Motors Ignition Switch and Other Problems Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? Maybe Typical Settlement: Varies This settlement is meant to settle economic loss claims relating to 2014 recalls and the Chapter 11 case for the former General Motors with a $121.1 settlement fund. The claims are brought on behalf of current and former owners and lessees of vehicles with problems with ignition switches, key rotation, side airbag wiring, or electronic  Read more

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Five Below Data Breach Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? Yes Typical Settlement: Up to $250 Five Below, Inc. is settling a class action alleging it is responsible for exposure of customer information in a cyberattack on the system it uses for payments on its online website. The cyberattack included security incident(s) on August 14 and 28, 2018, approximately September 18-19, 2018, and November 13, 2018 through January 11, 2019. According  Read more

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Hyundai Theta Engine Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? Yes Typical Settlement: $140 + ext. warranty + other Hyundai Motor America, Inc. (HMA) and Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) are settling two class actions alleging that certain of their vehicles, equipped with 2.0 and 2.4 liter genuine Theta II gasoline direct injection engines have a defect. The complaints alleged that the defect can cause engine seizure, stalling engine failure, and engine fires; and that  Read more

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Acadia Healthcare and The Refuge Background Reports FCRA Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: Up to $100 Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. and The Refuge—a Healing Place, LLC have agreed to settle a class action alleging that they violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) in their acquiring of background reports for employment purposes. The complaint accused the companies of using an incorrect form for the information on and authorization of the credit  Read more

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Allied Universal Security Services Collective Action for Unpaid Wages

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: None as yet This is not a settlement at this time. It is an invitation to join a collection action against Universal Protection Services, LP, which does business as Allied Universal Security Services. The complaint alleges that Allied required employees to perform job duties before and after their shifts but did not pay them for these duties. It  Read more

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DeVry University Graduate Placement and Income Statements Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: Varies This settlement resolves a class action against Adtalem Global Education Group, Inc. and DeVry University, Inc. alleging that the companies made false statements about the outcomes of education at DeVry, in order to get students to enroll and pay more than they would have otherwise. According to the complaint, the companies fraudulently advertised (1) that  Read more

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LoanCare Incorrect Mortgage Late Fee Settlement

Active? Open Proof of Purchase? No Typical Settlement: Varies LoanCare, LLC, a subservicer of mortgage loans, is spending nearly a million dollars to settle a class action about its late fees on mortgages governed by an FHA promissory note that limited late fees. The complaint alleged it incorrectly calculated the fees, basing them on PITI (principal, interest, taxes, and insurance) rather than P&I (principal  Read more