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|Verizon Wireless Reaches $10M Class Action Settlement Over Fees|
- Thursday, 14 June 2012 03:00
Verizon Wireless Reaches $10M Class Action Settlement Over Fees
By Matt O'Donnell
According to the Verizon Wireless class action lawsuit, Verizon customers were charged a fixed $5 late fee if they did not pay their bills on time and a $15 reconnect fee to begin service again. These fees were allegedly the same regardless of the monthly cost of the plan. The class action lawsuit alleges that California consumer protection laws make such flat fees illegal.
Under the proposed $10 million class action lawsuit settlement, Verizon has agreed to distribute funds to individuals who paid a $5 late fee between June 12, 2003 and July 20, 2012, or a $15 reconnect fee between December 1, 2004 and April 26, 2012.
Keep checking Top Class Actions for details on how to file a claim for the Verizon Wireless Fee Class Action Settlement as soon as the Settlement Administrator website is up.
In the meantime, you can read the class action lawsuit settlement agreement, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on May 25, at www.hbsslaw.com/verizon-wireless.
The case is Joseph Ruwe, et al. v. Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, San Francisco Division.
Updated June 14th, 2012
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