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Marriott, Kyo-ya Hotels Payment for Rooms During Strike Settlement

Marriott International and Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts are spending more than $1.8 million to settle a class action alleging that guests were not warned of a strike during the times they’d booked, when services or amenities were disrupted. The complaint alleged that the hotels violated Hawaii low by charging unfair or deceptive amounts for rooms  Read more

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Costco Interstate Batteries “Free Replacement” Charges Class Action

If a company offers you a “free replacement” warranty on an item, most people expect to receive the replacement item for free. The complaint for this class action brings suit against Costco Wholesale Corporation, alleging that its “Free Replacement” warranty on the Interstate batteries it sells is deceptive because customers must pay the difference in  Read more

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Sprint Smartphone Flex Lease Program Unfair Terms Class Action

Smartphones are expensive, and some customers opt to have a lease plan with their carrier. But does the lease eventually turn into ownership? The complaint for this class action alleges that Sprint Corporation’s Flex Lease Agreement program continues to charge customers monthly fees long after they have paid the full price of their phones, does  Read more

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Jackson National Variable Annuity Withdrawal Charges Settlement

Jackson National Life Insurance Company and Jackson National Life Insurance Company of New York are settling a class action for $8.75 million. The complaint claimed the companies required customers to pay an improper withdrawal or recapture charges if they made early withdrawals from their variable annuities. According to the plaintiffs, this was improper because they  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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Capital One Full GAP Fees Charged at Auto Loan Payoff Class Action

This class action against Capital One, NA, doing business as Capital One Auto Finance, concerns GAP waiver fees on retail installment sales contracts for auto purchases. The complaint alleges that when the contracts are paid off early, Capital One makes the customer pay all GAP fees that would’ve been paid over the life of the  Read more

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Spartan Race Insurance Fee Settlement

Spartan Race, Inc. is choosing to settle a class action on behalf of individuals who took part in races sponsored by Spartan Race for which they paid a $14 “Racer Insurance Fee.” The complaint alleges that Spartan kept most of the fee for itself, violating consumer protection laws of both Florida and Massachusetts.  Read more

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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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