Reservations.com Hidden Booking Fee and Inability to Cancel Class Action

Plaintiff Michael Marko called Reservations.com and booked three hotel rooms in Paducah, Kentucky for December 8-10, 2016. According to the complaint, he gave Reservations.com a payment method and they made the reservation, but he never received a confirmation or receipt. He had no idea, he claims, that he had been charged a $14.99 fee for  Read more

Stages of Beauty Automatic Subscription Renewal California Class Action

Stages of Beauty’s website sells skin improvement products designed for specific decades of life and offers to deliver products on a subscription basis as well. However, Plaintiff Matthew Lopez claims that the company does not follow California law regarding the automatic renewal of subscriptions. The laws require the following: Before the consumer clicks the button  Read more

Uber Safe Rides Fee Settlement

Uber has consented to settle a class action alleging that it made misrepresentations or omissions in explaining its Safe Rides Fee and its background check process for drivers. For example, the complaint alleges that, although Uber claims it has an “industry leading” process for checking drivers’ backgrounds, it does not use fingerprints and therefore has  Read more

T-Mobile Opening of Account Without Consent and Debt Collection Practices Class Action

According to the complaint for this class action, Plaintiff Patrick Ames stopped by a T-Mobile to compare its prices with his current services plan, only to later find T-Mobile pursuing him to collect the “debt” he owed for services he did not sign up for.  Read more

TitleMax of New Mexico Unfair Title Lending Practices Class Action

High interest rates on payday or title loans are sometimes justified by the claim that such loans are made only for short terms. But TitleMax of New Mexico, the complaint alleges, charged plaintiff Jesse Romero high interest rates on a loan that was to amortize over twenty-four monthly payments, so that he would pay $4,056.09  Read more

Web.Com Group Improper Automatic Service Renewal California Class Action

California has detailed regulations about the requirements for automatic subscription renewals or renewals of continuous services, and the complaint for this class action alleges that Web.Com Group violated them, making automatic renewals and charging consumers’ credit or debit cards or accounts without obtaining proper, affirmative consent, and without an acknowledgement that would allow them to  Read more

Healthcare Services and JD Palatine FCRA Outdated Adverse Info Class Action Lawsuit

This class action alleges violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by JD Palatine LLC and Healthcare Services Group, Inc. in connection with a consumer report. First, the complaint alleges, JD Palatine issued a report containing outdated adverse information. Second, it claims, Healthcare Services Group took adverse action without giving the subject sufficient and  Read more

GateHouse Media Massachusetts Premium Surcharges Settlement

GateHouse Media has settled a class action alleging that it violated Massachusetts law by engaging in deceptive business practices and not adequately disclosing surcharges associated with “premium” publications such as Lens magazine. According to the plaintitff, although customers subscribed to a specific publication for a specific period of time, they often received it for a  Read more

HSBC California Call Recording Settlement

This agreement settles three California class actions alleging that HSBC Card Services, Inc. and HSBC Technology & Services (USA), Inc. violated CIPA by recording or monitoring telephone calls to cardholders without the cardholders’ consent.   Read more

Belford High School Diploma Class Action Settlement

The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Belford High School claimed to be accredited, yet it is not a real school, has never been accredited, and has never had authority to issue high school diplomas.  Read more