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Snapchat, YOLO, LMK and Suicides from Cyberbullying Class Action

Carson Bride, a sixteen-year-old, committed suicide after being cyberbullied on mobile phone apps. The complaint brings suit against the companies behind those apps: Snap, Inc., which owns Snapchat; YOLO Technologies, which owns YOLO, and LightSpace, Inc., which owns LMK. Among the claims are strict liability, negligence, fraudulent misrepresentation, and negligent misrepresentation, among other things.  Read more

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Stages of Beauty Automatic Subscription Renewal California Class Action

Stages of Beauty’s website sells skin improvement products designed for specific decades of life and offers to deliver products on a subscription basis as well. However, Plaintiff Matthew Lopez claims that the company does not follow California law regarding the automatic renewal of subscriptions. The laws require the following: Before the consumer clicks the button  Read more

Proactiv Auto-Renewal Class Action Settlement

The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Guthy-Renker LLC violated California Business & Professions Code by enrolling consumers in automatic renewal billing for Proactiv products without properly informing the consumers about their automatic renewal billing practices.  Read more

CA Active Advantage Membership Fees Class Action Settlement

The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that when they used Active Network's website ActiveAdvantage to register for races, the website automatically enrolled them in their membership program without consent.  This membership program charged plaintiffs and other class members $59.99 (later $64.99) annually.  Read more

Wells Fargo Scam Accounts Class Action Lawsuit

This class action alleges that Wells Fargo violated state and federal law by fostering a culture that led to thousands of employees creating fake customer accounts to meet internal “cross-selling” targets while forcing those account holders to incur fees and expenses.  Read more

PayPal Account Hold Class Action Settlement

The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that PayPal improperly handled disputed transactions on PayPal accounts and improperly placed holds, reserves or limitations on accounts or closed or suspended accounts. Plaintiffs also allege that PayPal failed to provide them with annual error-resolution notices and monthly account statements allegedly required under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act.  Read more

Angie’s List Advertising Class Action Settlement

The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Angie's List did not disclose that companies that advertise on that website may receive better letter-grade ratings, reviews, and ranking in search results as well.  Read more

Birchbox Subscription Renewal Settlement

This class action lawsuit alleges that Birchbox, a high-end online cosmetic retailer based out of California, automatically renewed online subscriptions without clearly displaying renewal or cancelation terms.  Many of the accounts renewed were free trials.  Read more

IMVU Shortened Audio File Settlement

IMVU offers an application that allows customers to take on characters (avatars), purchase virtual items like clothing, furniture, or audio files for them, and have them interact with other avatars. This settlement resolves a class action alleging that IMVU sold full-length audio files to its customers, but later shortened the length of the files to  Read more

AOL Hacked E-Mail Recovery Class Action

This class action alleges that when users of AOL e-mail have had their accounts hacked and files are subsequently lost, the company has offered those customers paid membership services on a free 30-day trial basis as a means to help them recover the missing data, only to delay the promised assistance until monthly charges become  Read more