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SETTLEMENT IN DO NOT CALL ENERGY LITIGATION

This is a Notice of a proposed Settlement in a class action lawsuit Abramson v. Alpha Gas and Electric, LLC, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, No. 15-CV-05299-KMK (the “Action”). The settlement would resolve claims against defendant Alpha Gas and Electric, LLC (“Alpha”) arising from telemarketing calls made by it to cellular telephone numbers in alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. § 227 (the “TCPA”). 

Jeep Compass Sun Roof Water Leak

After Plaintiff purchased a Chrysler Jeep Compass ("Compass vehicle" or the "vehicle"), water began leaking from the factory-installed sunroof when there was "a 'hard' rain." Plaintiff could not determine the source of the water leak and took the Compass vehicle to the Dover Chrysler dealership "where it was 'water tested.'" (Id.) The test was covered by the Basic Limited Warranty that was sold with the vehicle, which resulted in Plaintiff paying nothing out-of-pocket for the test. (Id. ¶ 27.) The water leak was the result of the sunroof glass being out of adjustment in its frame.

Company Liability for Other Making Calls

Even if discovery shows that a third party agent acting on the defendant's behalf made the calls in question, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act would still provide for liability. The Supreme Court of the United States recently clarified that the Telephone Consumer Protection Act does provide for vicarious liability. See Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, 136 [...]

Investigation of Deceptive Pricing :

A New York Times Article said  the following, the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers about its pricing discounts, according to a source close to the probe. The FTC is probing a complaint brought by the advocacy group Consumer Watchdog, which looked at some 1,000 products on Amazon's website in [...]

NEW YORK FILES CLAIMS AGAINST MAJOR WORLD

A Channel 4 I-Team report states,  New York City Sues Car Dealer After Accusations of Loan Fraud.  http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Auto-Loan-Fraud-Subprime-Lawsuit-Major-World-Car-Dealer-New-York-City-Consumer-Affairs-Sue-421622913.html The story relates claim of deception in Major World sales and financing.  Consumers who have been victims of deception may have legal claims.  Call (973) 598-1980 for a free consultation on your Major World consumer fraud claim   [...]