Indiana Auto Dealers Document Fee Settlement

A number of Indiana auto dealers are settling consolidated class actions alleging they improperly charged “automobile document preparation fees” to noncommercial customers for vehicles they bought or leased up to March 31, 2022. The settling defendants are listed on page 6 of the Long-Form Notice at http://www.autodocfeessettlement.com/media/4007735/v4_aod_longnotice_083122_final.pdf.  Read more

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Nationstar Third Party Reconveyance Preparation Charges Class Action

This class action alleges that Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, which does business as Mr. Cooper, charged mortgage borrowers improper fees when their mortgages were released, assessing them a Third Party Reconveyance Preparation Fee or a Third Party Reconveyance/Release Preparation Fee, or something similar, even though neither the law nor their mortgage contracts permitted these fees.  Read more

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Roseville, MI Stormwater Charges Settlement

The City of Roseville, Michigan is settling a class action challenging its imposition of stormwater charges on owners of real property. The class action alleged that the stormwater charges were not proper fees but taxes that were imposed to raise revenue in violation of the Headlee Amendment and the Prohibited Taxes by Cities and Villages  Read more

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Roundpoint Mortgage Unlawful Fees and Harassment West Virginia Class Action

What fees is a mortgage servicer allowed to charge in West Virginia? The complaint for this class action claims that Roundpoint Mortgage Servicing Corporation charges customers unlawful fees, such as for property inspections, late charges, “ORCC” fees, and other miscellaneous fees. Not only are they forbidden under West Virginia law; the complaint claims that even  Read more

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UPS Store Notary Services Unlawful Excessive Fees Illinois Class Action

The UPS Store, Inc. (TUPSS) franchises stores that must stick to its business models, and to its rules and requirements while transacting business. The complaint for this class action alleges, however, that at least one thing required of the franchise stores is against the law: the dollar amount charged for notary services.  Read more

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Credit One No Live Representative for Express Payments NY and FL Class Action

When consumers don’t make a lot of money, they must sometimes pay bills at the last minute. The complaint for this class action alleges that Credit One Bank, NA charges extra for “expedited” payments, but does not obey the requirements for charging such fees set forth in Regulation Z of the Truth in Lending Act  Read more

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Waste Management of New York Paper Billing Settlement

Waste Management of New York, LLC is paying $2.7 million to settle a class action alleging that it broke New York state laws. The complaint claimed that the company charged customers extra if they wanted to receive paper billing statements or to pay the bill by mail.  Read more

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Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company Payment Fee Settlement

Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company will be paying well over half a million dollars to settle a class action alleging that it charged some customers extra fees, depending on the way they chose to pay their monthly premiums. The complaint alleges this is a violation of New York law.  Read more

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Goya Foods Misclassification of Truck Drivers as Independent Contractors Class Action

This class action brings suit against Goya Foods, Inc. and assorted individuals and unknown parties over the misclassification of certain workers as independent contractors and “us[ing] that improper classification to unlawfully deduct wages from their pay.” The complaint alleges that the deductions made violate the New Jersey Wage Payment Law (NJWPL), the New Jersey Civil  Read more

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Airbnb Added Charges Quebec Settlement

Airbnb Ireland UC, Airbnb, Inc., and Airbnb Payments UK Ltd. are settling a Canadian class action alleging that Airbnb’s pricing system violated the laws of Quebec. The complaint alleged that the company’s website displayed one price at the first stage of browsing, then added additional charges at checkout.  Read more

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