Across the country, Verizon customers are receiving notices to file a claim before April 15th, 2024, in order to receive a payout of up to $100, as part of the proposed $100 million settlement Verizon is set to pay. The lawsuit states that Verizon hid administrative fees in advertised monthly prices, thereby misleading postpaid customers between the years of 2016 and 2023.

Verizon denies all allegations. They claim that admin charges are clearly explained during all sales transactions and stated in contracts as well as billing. The settlement was approved in December 2023 and is set for a final hearing in March 2024.

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The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth District recently reversed a District Court decision that forced Verizon customers into an arbitration against a different company, Turn, Inc.

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