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Ally Bank, Better Mortgage Appraisal “Management Fee” Class Action

Sometimes when you pay a fee up front, the actual cost of the service turns out to be lower. If so, you may get a refund. This is what Ally Bank and Better Mortgage Corporation promised customers who paid an appraisal fee up front with their home mortgage applications. But the complaint for this class  Read more

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Tesla Raises Prices on Existing Contracts for Solar Roofs Class Action

In 2016, Tesla bought SolarCity, a solar panel company, founded by two cousins of Elon Musk. But customers waiting for installations of its new Solar Roof have now been informed they will have to pay as much as 50% more than they were told, in what the complaint for this class action says is “classic  Read more

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Belfor Property Restoration Padded Charges for Rental Equipment Class Action

The original incident behind this class action was the collapse of a building, which damaged a neighboring building, whose owner in turn hired Belfor USA Group, Inc. to do restoration work. The complaint for this class action alleges that Belfor, which does business as Belfor Property Restoration, “overcharges [clients]—up to three to four times more  Read more

Jackson National Variable Annuity Withdrawal Charges Settlement

Jackson National Life Insurance Company and Jackson National Life Insurance Company of New York are settling a class action for $8.75 million. The complaint claimed the companies required customers to pay an improper withdrawal or recapture charges if they made early withdrawals from their variable annuities. According to the plaintiffs, this was improper because they  Read more

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Fifth Third Bank and Non-Fifth Third ATM Fees Settlement

Fifth Third Bank is settling a class action against it for more than $5 million. The complaint alleged that the bank breached its contract with account holders by charging them Non-Fifth Third ATM fees for balance inquiries at ATMs that were not in its network, and for charging them more than one such fee when  Read more

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Cintas Overcharging of Governments and Nonprofits Class Action

Cintas Corporation No. 2 has contracts with the government to rent things like uniforms, mats, mops, and towels to government and nonprofit organizations around the country at a single, consistent price. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that the company overcharges both its government and its nonprofit customers.  Read more

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City National Bank and Trust Overdraft and NSF Fees Reg E Class Action

Banks may charge overdraft (OD) fees on one-time debit and ATM transactions provided they meet the requirements of Federal Reserve Regulation E, with proper disclosures to, and consent from, the customer. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that the City National Bank and Trust Company of Lawton, Oklahoma does not do this. The  Read more

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Navy Federal Credit Union Multiple NSF Fees Settlement

Navy Federal Credit Union is paying some $16 million to settle a class action alleging that it charged customers “representment” fees, or multiple non-sufficient funds (NSF) fees on a single item and that this breached its contracts with customers. The complaint claimed that when an item that had previously been refused payment for insufficient funds  Read more

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KeyBank Overdraft and Nonsufficient Funds Fees Class Action

KeyBank, the complaint for this class action alleges, charges customers improper overdraft (OD) and nonsufficient funds (NSF) fees. It alleges that the bank charges customers OD fees in improper circumstances and charges more than one NSF fee on a single transaction.  Read more

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Equity Bank Overdraft and Non-Sufficient Funds Fees Class Action

Two practices are at issue in this class action. The complaint alleges that Equity Bank (1) charges overdraft (OD) fees on accounts that were never actually overdrawn, and (2) charges more than one non-sufficient funds (NSF) fee on a single item. These practices, the complaint says, breaches the bank’s contracts. It refers to them as  Read more

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