CitiMortgage Insurance Charges on Redemptions Class Action

In Kansas and in certain other states, homeowners who lose their properties in a foreclosure proceeding may redeem, or buy back, the property within a certain period after the sale. During the time the bank or other lender owns the property, it is likely to take out hazard insurance on it. The hazard insurance may  Read more

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Fidelity Bank Insurance Charges on Redemptions Class Action

In certain states, homeowners who lose their properties in a foreclosure proceeding may redeem, or buy back, the property within a certain period after the sale. During the time the bank or other lender owns the property, it is likely to take out hazard insurance on it. The hazard insurance may only be in force  Read more

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Bank of New York Mellon Insurance Charges on Redemptions Class Action

When a bank forecloses on a property, it is likely to take out hazard insurance to protect it. This hazard insurance may only be in force for a matter of months if the former owner or an assignee redeems the property. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that the Bank of New York  Read more

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Walmart Weighted Goods Inaccurate Prices Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Walmart, alleging that certain weighted goods were improperly labeled when they were marked down near their expiration dates. The complaint alleged that this resulted in overcharges to certain customers. “Weighted goods” include beef, pork, poultry, fish, and other goods marked and sold with unit pricing.  Read more

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Air Products and Chemicals Arbitrary Surcharges Class Action

If a contract permits the entry of unspecified “Surcharges,” how must these be assessed? The complaint for this class action alleges that Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. breached its “Product Supply Agreements and its good-faith obligations” by adding surcharges in an arbitrary and discriminatory way.  Read more

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Global Tel*Link Inmate Call Settlement

Global Tel*Link Corporation and DSI-ITI, LLC are settling a class action about their Inmate Calling Services (ICS) for New Jersey State prisons and for correctional facilities in Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren Counties. Inmates used ICL to make  Read more

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Verde Energy Unfair Variable Electricity Rates Class Action

Deregulation of electricity markets has not turned out as some consumers expected. The complaint for this class action alleges that Verde Energy USA, Inc. has “deceptive, bad-faith, unconscionable and unfair pricing practices” that have caused consumers to pay much more for electricity than they should have paid.  Read more

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City of Ferguson, Missouri Court Fee Settlement

The City of Ferguson, Missouri has entered into a settlement to resolve a class action alleging that it charged illegal fees in violation of Missouri law. The fees in question are warrant fees and failure to appear fees.  Read more

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Charter Communications Spectrum Self-Installation Fee Class Action

When you pay a fee to a company, you normally expect to get something of value for it. The complaint for this class action alleges that Charter Communications, Inc. (CCI) charges a self-installation fee for its “free” modems and customer self-installation of its Spectrum Internet systems—in other words, for nothing of value.  Read more

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Target “Debit Card” Users and Returned Payment Fees Investigation

A Target debit card may seem like a great idea, with debit card convenience combined with 5% off. But strictly speaking, the card isn’t exactly like a regular debit card, and consumers are paying significant amounts to find this out. The Target card may be more like an electronic check. It isn’t directly linked to  Read more

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