Markstein Alcoholic Beverages Late Charges Settlement

Markstein Beverage Co. of Sacramento is settling a class action about late fees charged on its invoices for alcoholic beverages that remained unpaid on the 43rd day after delivery. The complaint alleged that the California Business & Professions Code permits only a 1% late fee, but that Markstein charged a late fee of 2%, or  Read more

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USAA Refunded Insurance Late Fees Without Interest Class Action

The defendants in this case are a group of USAA companies. According to the complaint, in 2019, USAA paid money “to remedy its improper pricing practices that caused more than 130,000 USAA automobile insurance customers to be charged late fees illegally over an eight[-]year period starting in 2011.” However, it claims that USAA did not  Read more


LoanCare Incorrect Mortgage Late Fee Settlement

LoanCare, LLC, a subservicer of mortgage loans, is spending nearly a million dollars to settle a class action about its late fees on mortgages governed by an FHA promissory note that limited late fees. The complaint alleged it incorrectly calculated the fees, basing them on PITI (principal, interest, taxes, and insurance) rather than P&I (principal  Read more

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Pegasus Residential Eviction Fees Charged to Tenants Late on Rent Class Action

When tenants are late with the rent, are landlords allowed to charge them eviction fees when no eviction proceedings have ever taken place? The complaint for this class action alleges that Pegasus Residential, LLC, Inwood Holdings, LLC, and MP Bridges at Southpoint, LLC charge tenants more than the law allows and more than they should  Read more

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Frontier California/Verizon California Landline Late Payment Charges Settlement

Frontier California (formerly Verizon California) is settling a class action that alleges that the company violated California’s consumer protection and other laws in its late payment charges for residential landline customers. The unlawful charges include (a) Late Payment Charges imposed on California residential customers in an amount of the greater of $2.50 or 1.5% of  Read more

j2 Onebox and Phone People Class Action Settlement

The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that j2 Web Services charged excessive late fees for its Onebox, Phone People, and eVoice services.  Read more