Results for "negative-option"

Subscriptions to Consumer Reports

April 15th, 2020

April 2020: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-660, March 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Consumer Reports for allegedly failing to adequately disclose the terms of its automatic renewal and continuous service subscriptions resulting in consumers being charged without their consent. (Koller et al v. Consumer Reports,


Subscriptions for Stages of Beauty Cosmetics

September 24th, 2019

March 2018: This action was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. September 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Stages of Beauty for allegedly deceptively marketing its automatic renewal and continuous service offers by failing to clearly and conspicuously disclose the terms of subscriptions for cosmetics resulting in consumers being charged


Subscriptions to Reader’s Digest and Other Magazines

September 5th, 2019

August 2019: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-1643, S. D. CA.) July 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Trusted Media Brands for allegedly failing to adequately disclose to consumers that subscriptions to its magazines – including Reader’s Digest – will be automatically renewed resulting in consumers being charged for subscriptions


Seaworld’s Automatic Renewals of EZ Pay Plans

August 23rd, 2019

April 2019: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. June 2018: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a settlement agreement. According to its terms, class members may receive a pro rata share of an $11,500,000 settlement fund after attorneys’ fees and service awards are paid. The amount class members receive will be


Time’s Magazine Subscriptions

April 2nd, 2019

October 2018: This case was stayed pending the approval of the settlement agreement in Cruz v. Synapse. 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Time Inc. for allegedly offering consumers free or discounted magazines for a specific term without adequately disclosing that they are enrolled in a program that automatically renews the subscriptions and, as


Synapse Group’s Automatic Renewals of Magazine Subscriptions

March 20th, 2019

March 2019: A state court judge granted preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement. According to its terms, class members may receive a pro rata share of the settlement fund after other expenses – including attorneys’ fees, service payments, litigation expenses, and settlement administration expenses – are paid. In addition, the company agreed, for a


Le Tote Subscriptions

March 4th, 2019

In February 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Le Tote, Inc. (a web-based company that offers a clothing rental subscription service) for allegedly failing to adequately present the terms of its automatic renewal and continuous service offers resulting in subscribers being charged without their consent. (Vasquez-Cossio et al v. Le Tote, Inc., Case No.


Yoga Club Subscriptions

March 4th, 2019

In February 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Yoga Club (a company that provides subscriptions for yoga workout clothing) for allegedly failing to adequately present the terms and cancellation policy of its automatic renewal and continuous service offers, in violation of California state law. (Vasquez-Cossio et al v. Yoga Club, LLC, Case No. 19-cv-348,


Apollo Box Subscriptions

March 4th, 2019

In February 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Apollo Box, Inc. (a web-based company that offers subscriptions for home décor products) for allegedly failing to adequately present the terms of its automatic renewal and continuous service offers resulting in subscribers being charged without their consent. (Rivera et al v. Apollo Box, Inc., Case No.


Subscriptions to BrainFM

March 4th, 2019

In February 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against BrainFM, Inc. (a web-based company that offers subscriptions for music streaming) for allegedly failing to adequately present the terms of its automatic renewal and continuous service offers resulting in subscribers being charged without their consent. (Rivera et al v. BrainFM, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-1217, C. D.


Subscriptions to Simple Habit Meditation Products

March 4th, 2019

In February 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Simple Habit (a web-based company that offers subscriptions for meditation products) for allegedly failing to adequately present the terms of its automatic renewal and continuous service offers resulting in subscribers being charged without their consent. (Rivera et al v. Simple Habit, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-1259, C.


Apple’s Subscriptions to Digital Content

January 25th, 2019

November 2018: A state court judge granted final approval of a settlement agreement. According to the terms, class members with an active iTunes Account will automatically receive a credit in their iTunes account and class members without an active account will automatically receive a check. Each class member will receive a pro rata share of


FYE’s Free VIP Memberships and Magazine Subscriptions

November 21st, 2018

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed alleging that FYE stores do not adequately inform shoppers who sign up for “free” VIP memberships and magazine subscriptions about material terms of the offers, including that those who sign up will be automatically enrolled in paid memberships and subscriptions at the end of the free trial.


Subscriptions to Rivals.com

September 26th, 2018

July 2018: A federal judge preliminarily approved the settlement agreement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for November 8, 2018. For more information, go to http://www.renewalsettlement.com/. May 2018: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement in which class members may receive either a credit to use towards subscriptions to Rivals.com or a


Bump Boxes: Monthly Pregnancy Subscription Gifts

March 20th, 2018

In March 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Bump Boxes, Inc. – a company that offers subscriptions for monthly pregnancy gifts – for allegedly failing to adequately disclose the terms of its automatic renewal and continuous service offers and, as a result, charging consumers without their consent. (Lira et al v. Bump Boxes, Inc.,


Starz Free 7-day Trial

January 2nd, 2018

In December 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Starz Entertainment for allegedly misleadingly advertising its “7 day free trial” by claiming that customers can cancel at any time when, according to plaintiffs, Starz makes it difficult to cancel trial subscriptions and instead automatically renews subscriptions and charges customers without notifying them, in violation of


Code 42 Software’s Automatic Renewal and Continuous Service Offers

December 1st, 2017

October 2017: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement that would resolve this case. According to the settlement terms, each class member may receive an equal share of the $400,000 settlement fund after other costs – including attorneys’ fees, a service payment to the named plaintiff, and other administration costs – are paid. It


Subscriptions to Study.com

July 26th, 2017

In February 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Study.com (a website offering subscriptions for online academic courses and related products) for allegedly failing to adequately disclose the terms of its automatic renewal and continuous service offers resulting in consumers being charged without consent. (Lopez et al v. Study.com LLC et al, Case No. 37-2017-00006162,


Subscriptions to Web.com

July 24th, 2017

In July 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Web.com (a provider of subscriptions for website support services) for allegedly failing to adequately disclose the terms of its automatic renewal or continuous service offers and charging consumers without their consent. (Lira et al v. Web.com Group, Inc. and Does 1-10, Case No. 17-cv-1210, C. D.CA.)


Proactiv Auto-Renewal Subscription

July 24th, 2017

May 2017: A judge granted final approval of the settlement. February 2017: A judge preliminarily approved a settlement of a false advertising class-action lawsuit filed against Guthy-Renker (the company that sells Proactiv skin care products). The complaint, which was originally filed in 2013, alleges that Guthy-Renker fails to adequately disclose the terms of Proactiv’s auto-renewal



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