March 2016: A federal judge granted the company’s motion to dismiss finding that the complaint fails to plead a plausible claim. The dismissal was with prejudice. To learn more about the reasons for the dismissal, click here.
February 2015: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Starion Energy alleging that the company promises consumers who switch to Starion Energy as their energy supplier will pay competitive market-based rates and save on their electric bill when, in reality, the company routinely charges customers well above the market rate after the initial “teaser” rate expires and they lose money. (Orange et al v. Starion Energy PA, Inc. et al, Case No. 15-cv-00773, E. D. PA.).
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When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.