Bell Bank Multiple NSF Fees on Single Item Class Action

This class action is another in a long line of recent ones alleging that a bank has improperly charged multiple nonsufficient funds (NSF) fees or overdraft (OD) fees on a single item. The complaint in this case alleges that Bell Bank has also done this, and that it has thereby breached contractual promises and the  Read more

Bell Bank Sign in Front of Branch

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

Two Canteen Vending Services Machines

Raymond James Processing Fee Settlement

This settlement resolves two different class actions, one against Raymond James and Associates and the other against Raymond James Financial Services. The complaints made similar allegations, that is, that Raymond James charged a “processing fee” to customers who took part in its Passport Investment Account Program, sometimes labeled as a miscellaneous fee on trade confirmations.  Read more

Raymond James Sign on Glassy Building

Lifeguard Ambulance No Agreement for Charges to Patient Class Action

Problems have arisen in recent years about the costs of medical assistance, the ability of patients to freely assent to those costs, and the outsized nature of the costs themselves. The complaint for this class action alleges that Lifeguard Ambulance Service, LLC attempted to recover transportation costs from a patient that she had never agreed  Read more

Lifeguard Ambulance

Xperience Fitness Membership Fees and Training Agreements Class Action

Vertical Fitness Group, LLC runs gyms in Wisconsin called Xperience Fitness which offer monthly memberships and personal training. At issue in this class action are what the complaint alleges are “fraudulent billing practices,” falling under the provisions of the Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA) and Wisconsin state law on Fitness Center and Weight Reduction Center  Read more

Xperience Fitness Gym in Wisconsin

Merchants’ Choice Payment Solutions Settlement

Merchants’ Choice Payment Solutions, Woodforest National Bank, and Paysafe Payment Processing Solutions, LLC are putting together $15,000,000 to settle a class action alleging that they caused merchants to unknowingly unroll in the Merchants’ Choice payment processing services. Also, the complaint alleged that Merchants’ Choice added unauthorized choices to their invoices, including annual fees, batch header  Read more

Washington Regional Medical Center Pursues Insured Patient for Higher Charges Class Action

This class action takes on another practice of the convoluted US healthcare system in which injuries sustained in a car accident may not be paid for by the injured person’s medical insurance. The complaint claims that plaintiff Curtis Randolph was treated at Washington Regional Medical Center (WRMC), a hospital within his insurer’s network, but that  Read more

Washington Regional Medical Center Building

Firmus Management Late Rent Fees Violate Texas Property Code Class Action

Can landlords set penalties for late rent payments at whatever level they think is right? The complaint for this class action says, “Not in Texas,” and compares the charges of Firmus Management and Construction with the provisions for late fees in the Texas Property Code.  Read more

Algarita Lakeside Apartments

Marriott Vacation Club Cruise Fees Settlement

This settles a class action alleging that Marriott did not live up to the promises of its Exchange Program. The complaint alleges that people who booked cruises through International Cruise & Excursion Gallery, Inc. (ICE), Marriott Ownership Resorts, Inc., or Marriott Resorts Travel Company, Inc. either were not provided with a cruise for Exchange Points  Read more

Chicago Title Insurance Connecticut Lenders’ Title Insurance Settlement

Chicago Title Insurance Company has agreed to settle a class action alleging that in some residential mortgage transactions, it failed to charge the discounted refinance rate for lenders’ title insurance policies.   Read more