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Marriott Vacation Club Cruise Fees Settlement

This settles a class action alleging that Marriott did not live up to the promises of its Exchange Program. The complaint alleges that people who booked cruises through International Cruise & Excursion Gallery, Inc. (ICE), Marriott Ownership Resorts, Inc., or Marriott Resorts Travel Company, Inc. either were not provided with a cruise for Exchange Points  Read more

Dish Network Failure to Provide FSN or FX Programming Settlement

Dish Network will pay out $2.7 million in settlement of a class action brought over its failure to provide Fox Sports Network (FSN) and FX programming over a period of time in October 2010. The class action alleged that the company had breached its contracts with subscribers and therefore owed them refunds.   Read more

Town Sports Gyms Passport Membership Is Not “All Access” Class Action

It’s understandable that companies aren’t happy about class actions filed against them. Some fight the charges; others change their procedures. But the complaint for this one alleges that Town Sports International (TSI) berated and/or barred two customers who filed one. Both this and the original class action claim that TSI sold “Passport” memberships that purported  Read more

One of TSI's New York Sports Club Gyms

Staples Extended Services Protection Plan Settlement

Nearly $4 million will go to pay people who had Extended Services Plans (also known as Protection Plans) with Staples for the servicing of computers, laptops, netbooks, tablets, digital readers, printers, shredders, digital cameras, and other electronic devices. The class action alleged that Staples did not adequately disclose that the protection plans required consumers to  Read more

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