One man filed
a class action lawsuit on February 1 in the United States District Court for the District of
New Jersey, alleging that Angie’s List constantly breaches its contract
to consumers and violates the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act on a normal
basis. This man is not the only person taking action. In fact, many individuals
in similar situations have also filed class-action lawsuits against the company.
What is Angie’s List?
Angie’s List is a company that allows consumers to review and rate
local service providers. When member of Angie’s List search for
local service providers, they should be able to access true and unbiased
reviews and ratings. To become a member, individuals must pay a membership fee.
What Does the Complaint State?
The various complaints state the company conceals truthful reviews and
unbiased ratings my providing a way for service providers to appear higher
in search results. The suit adds that service providers can do so by paying
additional advertising fees. Allegedly, the company threatens service
providers by stating they will appear at the end of search results unless
they pay to appear in the higher results.
The man and other consumers seek actual damages, disgorgement, declaratory
and injunctive relief, exemplary and punitive damages, interests, lawyer
fees, and more. Currently, the Philadelphia class action attorneys at
Golomb & Honik, P.C. are representing the class.
Wish to Join the Class Action? Contact Our Team
If you believe you have been treated unfairly by Angie’s List, contact
our Philadelphia class action lawyers at Golomb & Honik, P.C. today. We can determine whether you are eligible
to join the class. Because we are passionate about helping consumers,
we are dedicated to the most aggressive and efficient tactics. Our team
is ready to stand by your side.
To discuss your case,
get in touch with our team!