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The Rates at Spark Energy

July 15th, 2019

June 2019: This case was transferred from a court in Illinois to another in New Jersey where a similar case (Rolland v. Spark Energy) is pending. (Case No. 19-cv-14114, D. NJ.) March 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Spark Energy for allegedly using a bait-and-switch marketing scheme in which it lures consumers to switch


Rates at Sperian Energy

July 15th, 2019

May 2019: This case was transferred to another court in Illinois. (Case No. 19-cv-3128, C. D. IL.) October 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Sperian Energy for allegedly deceptively using a bait-and-switch scheme to deceive consumers. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the company lures consumers to switch electricity suppliers by offering low teaser rates


Direct Energy Services

January 24th, 2019

In March 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Direct Energy Services, LLC for allegedly deceptively advertising low, temporary fixed rates without adequately disclosing its variable rate pricing structure. According to the complaint, Direct Energy customers often pay more for energy than they would have if they stayed with their traditional energy supplier. (Plaintiffs filed


Direct Energy

January 24th, 2019

November 2016: This case was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. April 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Direct Energy for allegedly deceptively luring consumers to switch to them as their energy supplier by falsely promising consumers lower electricity bills. According to the complaint, the named plaintiff paid 5.84


Verde Energy Rates

January 7th, 2019

In January 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed alleging that Verde Energy falsely represents that it offers variable energy rates based on market conditions when, according to plaintiffs, the energy company routinely charges almost four times the market rate. (Marshall et al v. Verde Energy USA, Inc., Case No. 18-cv-1244, D. NJ.) For more of


Stream Energy

October 4th, 2018

September 2018: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. May 2018: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of the settlement agreement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for September 28, 2018. For more information, go to http://www.settlementstreampa.com/. December 2017: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement. According to its


Sperian Energy’s Rates

August 6th, 2018

July 2018: This case was transferred from a court in the eastern district of Pennsylvnia to one in the western district of Pennsylvania. (Corsale et al v. Sperian Energy Corp., Case No. 18-cv-996, W. D. PA.) May 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against the electricity supplier Sperian Energy for allegedly falsely offering low initial


Sperian Energy Rates

May 31st, 2018

In May 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Sperian Energy for allegedly misleadingly offering a low teaser rate followed by a month-to-month variable rate that is based on the market when, according to the plaintiffs, the electricity supplier charges high rates that are not based on the market and consumers end up paying more


Xoom Energy Rates

May 22nd, 2018

In May 2018, a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Xoom Energy was transferred to federal court. The complaint, which was originally filed in state court in April 2018, alleges that the company misleadingly promises consumers that if they switch to Xoom Energy, they will save on their monthly bill by getting the offered introductory teaser


IDT Energy

April 27th, 2018

October 2017: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of a settlement agreement that will resolve this case along with two others, McLaughlin v. IDT Energy (Case No. 14-cv-4107, E. D. NY.) and Aks v. IDT Energy (Case No. 14-L-04936, New Jersey Superior Court – Essex County). According to the settlement terms, class members may receive


Direct Energy Services Rates

April 27th, 2018

June 2017: The appeal was withdrawn, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. April 2017: The named plaintiff filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the August 2015 dismissal order, the March 2017 summary judgment order, and the judgment in favor of the company. (Case No. 17-1003, 2nd Cir.) March 2017: A federal judge granted


Viridian Energy Rates

April 24th, 2018

February 2018: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement. According to its terms, class members may receive either a cash payment (in an amount that depends on the amount of energy they used) or an $8.50 credit to use on up to 12 future monthly bills. The company also agreed to provide its current


Ambit Energy’s “1% Savings Guarantee”

April 11th, 2018

February 2018: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement. According to the terms, class members who were rolled off of Ambit’s Guaranteed Savings Plan to its New York Select Variable Plan may receive a refund in an amount that depends upon several factors, including when the customer enrolled, the length of time they were


Verde Energy

March 26th, 2018

In March 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Verde Energy USA for allegedly luring customers to switch energy suppliers by falsely promising low teaser rates followed by variable rates that are based on market conditions when, according to the complaint, the variable rate is not based on market conditions and is inflated. (Mercado et


Rates from Agway Energy Services

March 19th, 2018

In March 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Agway Energy Services for allegedly deceptively luring consumers to switch energy suppliers by promising them low teaser rates followed by variable rates based on market-related factors when, according to the plaintiffs, the rates charged after the teaser rate are inflated and not based on market-related factors.


Agway Energy Services

February 27th, 2018

February 2018: This case was transferred from a court in Delaware to one in New York. (Case No. 18-cv-235, N. D. NY.) December 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Agway Energy Services for allegedly using a “bait-and-switch scheme” to lure consumers to switch to its electricity supply service. According to the complaint, the company


Gateway Energy Services

February 27th, 2018

In January 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Gateway Energy Services for allegedly luring consumers to switch energy suppliers by promising them that it offers competitive market-based rates for electricity when, according to plaintiffs, the company’s rates are substantially higher than the market rates. (Hitchner et al v. Gateway Energy Services Corp., Case No.


XOOM Energy

December 5th, 2017

February 2017: A federal judge dismissed some of the claims in this lawsuit while allowing others – including fraud claims – to move forward. To read the full decision and learn more about the judge’s reasoning, click here. 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against XOOM Energy (a company that sells electricity and gas to


Just Energy Rates

October 5th, 2017

In October 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Just Energy for allegedly enticing customers to sign up for its services by offering energy at low initial “teaser rates” without adequately disclosing that, after the teaser rate period expires, customers are charged “exorbitant variable energy rates” that are higher than the rates charged by other


Pennsylvania Gas & Electric Energy Rates

September 19th, 2017

In June 2017, a federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Pennsylvania Gas & Electric alleging that the company engages in a “bait and switch trap.” The July 2014 complaint alleges that the energy supplier promises consumers who switch to their energy supplier will pay competitive market-based rates and save on



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