Time’s Magazine Subscriptions
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 a result, charged without their consent. The lawsuit was originally filed in state court in May 2016 and transferred to federal court in June 2016. (Price et al v. Synapse Group, Inc., SynapseConnect, Inc., Time Inc. and Does 1-50, Case No. 16-cv-1524, S.D. Cal.)
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When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.