American Airlines Charges for “Free” Checked Bag Class Action

According to the complaint for this class action, in 2019, American Airlines, Inc. (AA) earned over $1.4 billion in baggage fees. AA now offers to allow certain customers to check bags for free now, but the complaint alleges that “AA systematically required these passengers to pay to check bags and thus breached its contract with  Read more

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YouTube Racial Discrimination and Conflicts of Interest Class Action

The massive, 238-page complaint for this class action, bring suit against YouTube, LLC and its parent companies Google, LLC and Alphabet, Inc. The complaint accuses the companies of “overt, intentional, and systemic racial discrimination” in their control of all content posted on YouTube. YouTube is supposed to provide equal access, the complaint argues, but it  Read more

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Alterra Resorts Closed, No Refund for Ikon Passes Class Action

Alterra Mountain Company owns ski resort properties in California, Colorado, and other places in North America. Its subsidiary, Ikon Pass, Inc., issues access passes that provide access during an entire ski season. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that skiers this season did not get the full benefits of their passes but that  Read more

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CH Robinson Produce Consignment Sales PACA Violations Class Action

The Lusks had what they believed to be a consignment arrangement for their farm’s produce with CH Robinson companies (CH Robinson Worldwide, Inc., CH Robinson Company, Inc., and CH Robinson Company). This class action arose when they found, they claim, that the companies were making additional money from that same produce with other arrangements the  Read more

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Northstar End of THE Program for Student Loan Repayment Class Action

It’s great that a student loan company would offer a program to its borrowers with advantages if they pay on time. But can the company then terminate the arrangement at will? The complaint for this class action claims that the program offered by Northstar Education Finance, which does business as Total Higher Education (THE), is  Read more

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Amica Mutual Insurance Co. Premium Increases Class Action

This class action addresses rises in insurance rebuilding cost evaluations on homeowners’ policies issued by Amica Mutual Insurance Company. The complaint alleges that the coverage under an additional endorsement on Amica policies was adjusted too upwards when the policy was renewed, which the complaint claims is a breach of contract as well as a breach  Read more

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FCA US Requirements for “Lifetime” Powertrain Warranty Class Action

Two issues are argued in this class action against FCA US, LLC and Olathe Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram. One is a breach of warranty claim for a “manifold bolt issue.” The other concerns the requirements to maintain a “lifetime” warranty, which the complaint alleges are concealed from customers so they allow the warranty to become  Read more

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Canteen Vending Machines Extra Charge for Card Use California Class Action

Vending machines now accept credit, debit, or prepaid cards as payment. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that some of them, including the machines of Compass Group USA, Inc. in California, charge extra for the use of cards but do not warn potential customers of this.   Read more

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Lowe’s Separation Agreements and Reduced Severance Pay Class Action

When Lowe’s Home Centers, LLC undertook large layoffs in early 2019, it offered something called “Notice of Separation and Offer of Special Separation Benefit for Certain Employees of Lowes.” These Release and Separation Agreements offered terminated employees a sum of money for their termination. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that Lowe’s then  Read more

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Uber Deductions from Driver Pay New York City Class Action

The claims raised in this class action, the complaint says, “seek to provide redress to more than 96,000 New York City Uber Drivers … for breaches of contract affecting every member of the largest private sector workforce in New York City…” The class action concerns, first, deductions from Uber driver pay, purportedly for sales taxes  Read more

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