Washington Post Auto-Renewal Violations California Class Action

The WP Company, LLC does business as the Washington Post, or WaPo. The complaint for this class action alleges that when consumers sign up for subscriptions, WaPo enrolls them in automatic renewal plans, without the disclosures and authorizations required by California law.  Read more

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Consumer Reports Automatic Subscription Renewal California Class Action

California has a large variety of consumer protection laws. One is the California Automatic Renewal Law (ARL), which sets forth rules businesses must follow when signing consumers up for a program that involves automatic renewal at the end of some term. The complaint for this class action alleges that Consumer Reports, Inc. does not follow  Read more

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Bed Bath & Beyond Automatic Renewal Membership California Class Action

California has a number of notable consumer protection laws, including the California Automatic Renewal Law in its Business and Professions Code. The complaint for this class action alleges that Bed Bath & Beyond instituted subscriptions with automatic renewals in ways that violated this law.  Read more

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Conde Nast Automatic Renewal of Magazines California Class Action

Now that people pay for so many things through electronic means, it’s become easy for companies simply charge them again for things they never consented to. The complaint for this class action alleges that Conde Nast Entertainment, LLC charges consumers’ credit or debit cards for automatic renewal or continuous service subscriptions without first getting the  Read more

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Primitive Survivors “Free” Offer and Subscription California Class Action

Too many people are complaining these days of being enrolled in subscriptions or memberships they never agreed to or knew about. The complaint for this class action claims that Superior Global Marketing, Inc. (SGM) is one of those who enrolls consumers in continuous-service program without the disclosures and consent required by California law.   Read more

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Trusted Media Brands and California Automatic Renewal Law Class Action

California passed its Automatic Renewal Law (ARL) in 2009, to prevent companies from extending subscriptions of various types without agreement from the consumer. The complaint for this class action alleges that Trusted Media Brands, Inc. (TMB) has violated this law by automatically renewing consumer subscriptions to its magazines.  Read more

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Yoga Club Workout Clothing Subscription California Class Action

It seems that anything can be sold by subscription these days. Yoga Club, LLC sells yoga workout clothing and related products and offers a service that sends subscribers a three-piece yoga outfit each month. But the complaint for this class action claims that the company does not obey California’s laws for subscription or continuous service  Read more

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Public Storage No-Authorization Debiting EFTA and CAPRS Class Action

Ann Fox had rented a self-storage unit in Goleta, California since 2003. When Public Storage took over the facility in 2006, the complaint for this class action alleges, it began to put into practice its policy of increasing rental fees at least once a year and to auto-debit customer accounts for the higher amounts without  Read more

Proactiv Auto-Renewal Class Action Settlement

The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Guthy-Renker LLC violated California Business & Professions Code by enrolling consumers in automatic renewal billing for Proactiv products without properly informing the consumers about their automatic renewal billing practices.  Read more

CA Active Advantage Membership Fees Class Action Settlement

The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that when they used Active Network's website ActiveAdvantage to register for races, the website automatically enrolled them in their membership program without consent.  This membership program charged plaintiffs and other class members $59.99 (later $64.99) annually.  Read more