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Central Payment Co. (CPAY) Inflated Fee Settlement

Central Payment Co., LLC, also known as CPAY, is settling a class action alleging, among other things, that it misrepresented the fees it charged merchants for card processing services. The complaint alleged it improperly added or inflated fees.  Read more

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Costco Retirement Plan Fee Settlement

Costco Wholesale Corporation, the Costco Wholesale Corporation Board of Directors, and the Costco Benefits Committee are settling a class action brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) about the management, operation, and administration of the Costco 401(k) Retirement Plan. The complaint alleged that Costco allowed the plan to incur higher administrative  Read more

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CIOX Health Excessive Medical Records Fees in Maryland Class Action

CIOX Health, LLC maintains records for healthcare providers around the US. The complaint alleges that it fulfills over 50 million requests for medical information each year. But it also alleges that CIOX charges fees for these records which are well above what Maryland’s Confidentiality of Medical Records Act (CMRA) permits.  Read more

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Ricoh Retirement Plan Unreasonable Recordkeeping Fees Class Action

Employer retirement plans are governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), which requires that fiduciaries for the plan fulfill duties of prudence and loyalty to the plan. This class action brings suit against Ricoh USA, Inc., its Board of Directors, its Ricoh Retirement Plans Committee, and the members of the latter two groups,  Read more

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Vidant Health Excessive and Undisclosed Charges to Patients Class Action

Vidant Health (officially University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina, Inc.) is a not-for-profit group of nine hospitals and other facilities, with revenue that in 2017 was over a billion and a half dollars a year. The complaint for this class action alleges that Vidant refuses to tell patients about costs before they get care, then  Read more

Vidant Medical Center

Gregory Funding Payoff Statement Fees Not Yet Incurred Class Action

This class action concerns the kinds of fees mortgage servicers are permitted to add to payoff statements, and how those fees may be figured. The complaint sues Gregory Funding, LLC for two fees added to its payoff statement, alleging that the wire fee should not have been added and that the reconveyance fee is excessive.  Read more

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Holiday Inn Franchising Requirements Pennsylvania Class Action

This class action concerns Holiday Inn franchising costs, bringing suit against Holiday Hospitality Franchising, LLC (HHF), Six Continents Hotels, Inc. (which does business as Intercontinental Hotels Group) (IHG), and IHG Owners Association. The complaint alleges that the franchising arrangements impose onerous and unnecessary requirements on franchisees that are designed not to improve the business but  Read more

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Walmart Prepaid Wireless Telecommunications Charge Missouri Settlement

Walmart is paying $600,000 to settle a class action alleging that Walmart for a time over-collected Prepaid Wireless Telecommunications Service Charges (PWTSC). The complaint alleges Walmart charged too much on retail purchases made in Missouri stores of prepaid phone or data minutes, by cards, electronically, or by other methods.  Read more

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Mazie Slater Law Firm Allegedly Takes Double Fees for Legal Work Class Action

This class action brings suit against two lawyers—David Mazie and Adam Slater—and their law firm, Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman, LLC, alleging that they have overcharged individual clients for legal fees and costs, “in violation of applicable Court Rules and Rules of Professional Conduct. The complaint alleges that the attorneys earned substantial legal fees for  Read more

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Kroger 401(k) Plan Breach of Fiduciary Duty on Fees ERISA Class Action

Like many large companies, the Kroger Company has a retirement plan for its employees. The Kroger 401(k) Retirement Savings Account Plan is governed by the Employee Retirement Income Savings Act (ERISA), which is meant to protect the beneficiaries of the plan. This class action brings suit against Kroger and its Board of Directors, alleging they  Read more

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