HP Instant Ink Subscription Program Problems Class Action

HP, Inc., which does business as HP Computing and Printing, Inc. instituted an Instant Ink program to supply ink to those who use its computers. But the complaint for this class action alleges that there are two major catches to the program—a prohibition on buying ink from other sources, despite the delivery of error-prone cartridges,  Read more

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Citibank Reclassification of PayPal, Venmo Purchases Class Action

The problem addressed in this class action has arisen from the use of mobile electronic payment (MEP) apps, like Venmo, PayPal, and Cash App to pay for purchases: How should these be classified by the linked banks and credit cards, and why does this matter? The complaint brings suit against Citibank, NA, alleging that the  Read more

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ADP Charges for Services for Terminated Employees Class Action

ADP, LLC provides payroll and human resource management services to companies. The complaint for this class action alleges that ADP sometimes continues to charge per-person fees for terminated employees unless the company involved specifically “archives” the terminated persons. It also claims that ADP does not adequately disclose the need to take this step, but simply  Read more

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Spectrum Internet Service Charges Before Service Begins Class Action

When you call a telecommunications company to request Internet service, from what day may they bill you? The complaint for this class action alleges that Charter Communications, Inc., which provides Internet services under the Spectrum name, begins billing subscribers before it has begun providing them with services.  Read more

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Sirius XM “Lifetime” Radio Subscription Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Sirius XM, with its “lifetime” plans or subscriptions at issue. The complaint alleged that Sirius XM breached its agreements when it failed to honor “lifetime” subscriptions, claiming that the “lifetime” promise referred to the lifetime of the original radio used for the subscription and not of the subscriber.  Read more

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Bumble Boost Automatic Renewal Settlement

It’s costing Bumble Trading, Inc. and Bumble Holding, Inc. $22.5 million to settle a class action claiming that Bumble does not properly notify subscribers of their legal rights pertaining to the cancellation of subscriptions. The case brings suit under the agreement’s governing law, which is New York state law, and also under California law’s stricter  Read more

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Air Products and Chemicals Arbitrary Surcharges Class Action

If a contract permits the entry of unspecified “Surcharges,” how must these be assessed? The complaint for this class action alleges that Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. breached its “Product Supply Agreements and its good-faith obligations” by adding surcharges in an arbitrary and discriminatory way.  Read more

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Massage Envy Shorter Sessions Missouri Settlement

Massage Envy Franchising, LLC is putting up $1.6 million to settle a class action on the length of its massage sessions. According to the complaint, massage sessions were ten minutes shorter than advertised. For example, customer who paid for a one-hour massage received only fifty minutes of massage.  Read more

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Paycheck Advance Programs and Apps High Fees Investigation

Have you gotten an advance on your paycheck through a wage-advance app or a program your employer offers? Do you live in the state of New York, or is your employer’s headquarters in that state? Some users of these apps or programs have been surprised at the price they were charged for this advance. We’re  Read more

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Wells Fargo Prioritizes Larger PPP Loans California Class Action

Loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) were supposed to be distributed to small businesses on a first come, first served basis. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that Well Fargo & Co. and Wells Fargo Bank, NA gave priority to applications asking for larger loans, because these would earn higher fees for  Read more

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