Verizon Wireless Fraudulent Addition of Charges to Bills Class Action

When a company takes its payments automatically, customers may not understand exactly what they’re paying for. The complaint for this class action alleges that Verizon Wireless (officially, Cellco Partnership) encourages customers to sign up for paperless billing and automatic payments and do not fully inform them of what they’re paying for or of how to  Read more

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Wells Fargo Improper Mortgage Insurance Premiums Class Action

Wells Fargo is a very large mortgage lender. Some of its mortgages are insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The complaint for this class action names Wells Fargo, NA and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage as defendants and alleges that Wells Fargo continues charging borrowers for FHA premiums even after they are no longer due.  Read more

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US Bank Hazard Insurance Charge on Redeemed Property Class Action

In some states, homeowners who undergo foreclosure have a limited amount of time in which they can buy back their properties. The complaint for this class action alleges that when these buybacks take place with a property purchased by US Bank, NA, US Bank charges them for a full year of hazard insurance, even if  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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Connecticut MDC Water Bill Surcharge Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against a Connecticut Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) for applying non-member surcharges to water bills in four towns: East Granby, Farmington, Glastonbury, and South Windsor. The complaint alleged that the surcharges breached contracts between MDC and its customers. The surcharges totaled $7,518,153, and MDC will pay up to $7,680,000 to  Read more

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TD Bank Extra Charges for Paper Statements New York Class Action

In recent years, many consumers and businesses have begun doing as many transactions online as possible. In fact, many banks have taken to charging customers who still want paper account statements to come in the mail. In 2010, New York enacted a law that “made it a deceptive act and practice for a company to  Read more

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