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  • Wells Fargo Loses Arbitration Bids in Overdraft MDL Suits
    Wells Fargo Loses Arbitration Bids in Overdraft MDL Suits

    On Monday, a Florida federal judge held that Wells Fargo cannot force unnamed class members into arbitration in five MDLs in which the institution has been accused of charging overdraft fees in a ...

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  • Sunoco Rewards Card Class Action Approved
    Sunoco Rewards Card Class Action Approved

    U.S. District Judge Paul S. Diamond. Of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, has denied Sunoco’s request to compel arbitration in a proposed class action lawsuit alleging false advertising of the ...

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  • Proposed Rule Would Allow Consumers to Sue Banks
    Proposed Rule Would Allow Consumers to Sue Banks

    For years now, consumers who use practically any type of financial product, including credit cards, have been unable to file a class action lawsuit against those financial institutions. Instead, ...

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  • Pennsylvania Judges Deny Appeal in Overdraft Fee Lawsuit
    Pennsylvania Judges Deny Appeal in Overdraft Fee Lawsuit

    The state Supreme Court will not review a lower court’s decision to allow a class action lawsuit accusing National Penn Bank of improperly assessing overdraft fees. The Court let stand a ruling that ...

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  • Arbitration Study Shows Consumer Class Actions Deliver Cash Relief to More Consumers Than Individual Arbitration
    Arbitration Study Shows Consumer Class Actions Deliver Cash Relief to More Consumers Than Individual Arbitration

    Anecdotally, it has long been believed that pre-dispute, mandatory arbitration clauses have not serviced the consumer well. These are clauses in which the consumer (1) gives up the right to sue in ...

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  • Are Consumers Losing the Right to Sue?
    Are Consumers Losing the Right to Sue?

    Legal experts were joined by Senator Al Franken and Congressman Hank Johnson to highlight a NY Times investigation which concluded consumers are being stripped of their ability to file class-action ...

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