Avis Budget Group E-Toll Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Avis Budget Group, Inc. and Highway Toll Administration, LLC about the disclosure of charges for e-tolls, or electronic tolls, to customers. The complaint alleged the companies, in collecting these charges, breached the Avis and Budget rental agreements, the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, and/or the  Read more

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Waste Pro Environmental Fees Florida Settlement

Waste Pro Florida and Waste Pro USA, Inc. are paying $10 million to settle a class action alleging that some customers were improperly charged environmental fees or environmental recovery fees or the like. The complaint alleged the fees violated the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.  Read more

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Vivid Seats Hiding of Additional Charges California Class Action

Vivid Seats, LLC sells tickets to concerts, sports events, and other live shows, but the complaint for this class action alleges that it encourages people to buy by “advertising artificially low ticket prices while hiding the amount of fees it charges for each sale.” The complaint claims that only at checkout do consumers find out  Read more

Roundpoint Mortgage Unlawful Fees and Harassment West Virginia Class Action

What fees is a mortgage servicer allowed to charge in West Virginia? The complaint for this class action claims that Roundpoint Mortgage Servicing Corporation charges customers unlawful fees, such as for property inspections, late charges, “ORCC” fees, and other miscellaneous fees. Not only are they forbidden under West Virginia law; the complaint claims that even  Read more

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Gordon Food Service Deceptive “Fuel Surcharge” Florida Class Action

Gordon Food Service, Inc. sells and distributes food to restaurants, health care and educational institutions, hotels, and other entities. This class action takes issue with the fuel surcharge that Gordon charges in addition to its prices for its food products. The complaint alleges, “Gordon’s representations, omissions, and practices in charging the Fuel Surcharge are deceptive  Read more

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Verizon and Asurion Equipment Coverage Charges Class Action

How many people scrutinize their cell phone bills and question the charges? The complaint for this class action alleges that Verizon Wireless (legally, Cellco Partnership) partners with Asurion Warranty Services, Inc. and Asurion Warranty Protection Services, LLP to make “sales” of Asurion’s Smart Home Support warranty plan, to encourage paperless billing and automatic payments, and  Read more

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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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