Stubhub No Refund for Covid-19 Cancellations Class Action

Stubhub, Inc. and its subsidiary or affiliate, Last Minute Transactions, Inc., offer what the complaint calls “the world’s largest ‘secondary market’ for event tickets” from the Stubhub website. Under their FanProtect guarantee, they promised customers they would give cash refunds for canceled shows—until Covid-19 showed up. The complaint for this class action alleges that the  Read more

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Northwestern University No Sound Facilities in Campus Closure Class Action

Like many universities and colleges, Northwestern University closed its campus and switched to online classes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. And, like a number of other schools, it did not provide pro-rated refunds of tuition and fees paid in expectation of on-campus education for the Spring 2020 semester. The complaint brings suit against  Read more

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Suffolk University No Tuition Reductions for Spring or Fall 2020 Class Action

Businesses aren’t the only entities that have closed down to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Universities have closed their campuses and dormitories and taken classes to an online-only format. This class action brings suit against Suffolk University in the Boston metropolitan area for not refunding money paid for the curtailed Spring 2020 semester or upcoming  Read more

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Alclear No Refunds for Closure of Clear Biometric ID Platform Class Action

This class action is one of many about money paid in advance for a subscription or service, only to have the business close down in response to Covid-19, without making refunds. In this case, Alclear, LLC charges a yearly fee for the use of its “biometric secure identity platform” Clear. The company closed Clear on  Read more

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Disney Destinations Debits for Expired Passes Class Action

With the closures designed to stop the spread of Covid-19, questions have arisen about who pays for what, from memberships to airline tickets to insurance payouts. The complaint for this class action alleges that Disney Destinations, LLC suspended payments for passes for a time during the closures, then suddenly reinstated them—including in some instances for  Read more

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Apple Claims Helplessness in iTunes Gift Card Scam Class Action

The complaint for this class action highlights a scam perpetrated through purchases of Apple iTunes gift cards. The complaint alleges that scammers are taking advantage of consumers, particularly of older people. (The plaintiffs in this case are between 55 and 71 years old.) Apple portrays itself as helpless to do anything about the scam, but  Read more

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Thunder on the Mountain Cancellation Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action concerning the Thunder on the Mountain music festival in Ozark, Arkansas in June 2015. The festival was canceled just before it was to begin, and purchasers of many types of festival passes and permits for vendor booths never received refunds. This settlement includes $450,000 from an earlier, partial settlement  Read more

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SeaWorld Parks, Busch Gardens No Refunds for Closures Class Action

On March 16, 2020, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Inc. closed down all of its parks, including Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia and Tampa, Florida. Since that time, customers with annual memberships have not been able to use them to go to the parks. The complaint for this class action alleges that SeaWorld continues to charge  Read more

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Frontier Airlines No Refunds for Canceled Flights Class Action

This complaint opens with the words, “The Covid-19 pandemic has already killed over 100,000 Americans, left record numbers unemployed, and triggered a global economic downturn.” Attempts to curb the spread of the disease have led to a severe drop in air travel, which in turn has led airlines to cancel flights. However, the complaint alleges  Read more

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Assicurazioni Generali No Refunds for Travel Insurance Class Action

The complaint for this class action brings suit against travel insurance companies, the Italian Assicurazioni Generali Group, SpA, Generali US Branch, and Generali Global Assistance, Inc. The complaint alleges that the companies should refund purchasers of the insurance for a portion of the cost because the trips insured were not taken due to Covid-19.  Read more

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