A settlement has finally been reached in the Vonage class action lawsuit. If you subscribed for Vonage services in the United States on or before January 3, 2011 you may be entitled to benefits asa class member of this lawsuit. The United States District Court for the District of New Jersey has jurisdiction of this lawsuit and it is entitled In re Vonage Marketing and Sales Practice Litigation,MDL No. 1862, Civil Action No. 3:07-cv-03906. This case revolves around “Vonage misrepresented the scope of its promotional one month free and money back guarantee offers, improperly collected certain disconnection, cancellation or termination fees, and continued to charge subscription fees despite requests for cancellation, all in alleged violation of pertinent law” according to the class notice. A $4.75 million dollar settlement fund is being reported in this case.
Important dates in the Vonage Class Action Lawsuit Settlement are as follows:
July 11, 2011 is the deadline to submit a claim form online or by mail. If by mail the claim msut be postmarked by that date.
April 19, 2011 is the deadline to exclude yourself from the claim.
March 1, 2011 was the deadline to ask to speak at the fairness hearing.
The proposed Settlement offers eligible Class Members reimbursements for certain payments made by Vonage subscribers.
More information can be obtained at www.settlementvonage.com