Results for "hidden fees"

ACE Rental Car Insurance Hidden Charges

July 25th, 2016

In June 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against ACE American Insurance Company (a company that sells optional insurance coverage with car rentals at airports) for, among other things, allegedly deceptively advertising the cost of the insurance coverage by not disclosing certain additional fees, such as the Concession Recovery Fee. (Morgan et al v. ACE

Southwest’s “No Fees” Policy for Ticket Changes and Cancellations

October 28th, 2015

In October 2015, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Southwest Airlines for allegedly deceptively advertising that the company has a “no fees” policy for ticket changes and cancellations. Specifically, according to the complaint, Southwest’s “no fees” policy provides that, when customers cancel non-refundable tickets, the full amount paid may be used without restriction as credits


March 6th, 2020

“The future of TV has finally arrived” and with it, hidden fees.

T-Mobile’s “No Contract” Cellphone Plans

October 17th, 2016

May 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed . The reasons have not been disclosed. February 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against T-Mobile USA for, among other things, allegedly deceptively advertising “no contract” cellphone service plans. Plaintiffs claim that the company deceptively advertises its “no contract” service plans as having no hidden fees when, in

Sales, Bargains, Discounts

July 14th, 2016

Shoppers face fictitious pricing, perpetual sales and more when trying to decipher a true bargain in the aisle.

Total up the Real Toll in Travel Offers

January 10th, 2012

When you’re thinking about planning your dream vacation to the Caribbean, the last thing you want to worry about is getting ripped-off.  But, unfortunately, crooks exist everywhere and the world of traveling is no exception. What to Look Out For: Hidden fees:  Ever seen an ad boasting round-trip airfare to Mexico for only $99 and


November 21st, 2019

In November 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Earnin (an app that allows users to borrow from their wages before they are paid) for allegedly misleadingly representing that the app provides a payday advance with “no fees, interest, or hidden cost” when, according to the complaint, the app actually does charge a fee for

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