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Charges in Excess of What Was Promised

Company Name "Raymond James" on Brick Building

This settlement resolves two different class actions, one against Raymond James and Associates and the other against Raymond James Financial Services. The complaints made similar allegations, that is, that Raymond James charged a “processing fee” to customers who took part in its Passport Investment Account Program, sometimes labeled as a miscellaneous fee on trade confirmations.

Lifeguard Ambulance

Problems have arisen in recent years about the costs of medical assistance, the ability of patients to freely assent to those costs, and the outsized nature of the costs themselves. The complaint for this class action alleges that Lifeguard Ambulance Service, LLC attempted to recover transportation costs from a patient that she had never agreed to.

Xperience Fitness Gym in Wisconsin

Vertical Fitness Group, LLC runs gyms in Wisconsin called Xperience Fitness which offer monthly memberships and personal training. At issue in this class action are what the complaint alleges are “fraudulent billing practices,” falling under the provisions of the Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA) and Wisconsin state law on Fitness Center and Weight Reduction Center Contracts.

Customer Handing Card for Payment Processing

Merchants’ Choice Payment Solutions, Woodforest National Bank, and Paysafe Payment Processing Solutions, LLC are putting together $15,000,000 to settle a class action alleging that they caused merchants to unknowingly unroll in the Merchants’ Choice payment processing services.

Washington Regional Medical Center Building

This class action takes on another practice of the convoluted US healthcare system in which injuries sustained in a car accident may not be paid for by the injured person’s medical insurance. The complaint claims that plaintiff Curtis Randolph was treated at Washington Regional Medical Center (WRMC), a hospital within his insurer’s network, but that the hospital did not go to the insurer for reimbursement but instead pursued Randolph, sought funds from his auto insurer, and filed a lien filed on his potential personal injury recovery from the accident. 

Algarita Lakeside Apartments

Can landlords set penalties for late rent payments at whatever level they think is right? The complaint for this class action says, “Not in Texas,” and compares the charges of Firmus Management and Construction with the provisions for late fees in the Texas Property Code.

Chicago Title Logo

Chicago Title Insurance Company has agreed to settle a class action alleging that in some residential mortgage transactions, it failed to charge the discounted refinance rate for lenders’ title insurance policies. 

Cruise Ship

This settles a class action alleging that Marriott did not live up to the promises of its Exchange Program. The complaint alleges that people who booked cruises through International Cruise & Excursion Gallery, Inc. (ICE), Marriott Ownership Resorts, Inc., or Marriott Resorts Travel Company, Inc.