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Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C., Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Yale University Seeking Tuition Reimbursement After COVID-19 Forced Classes Online

Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C., recently filed a class action lawsuit in Connecticut federal court against Yale University regarding the school’s failure to partially reimburse tuition payments students made once the school shifted to online-only classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The plaintiff in the lawsuit is an undergraduate student at Yale. He is seeking a

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Class Action Lawsuit filed in Connecticut federal court against Yale University regarding the school’s failure to partially reimburse tuition payments for the Spring 2020 semester

A class action lawsuit was recently filed by Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C. in Connecticut federal court against Yale University regarding the school’s failure to partially reimburse tuition payments for the Spring 2020 semester when the school shifted to online-only classes during the COVID-19 pandemic. An undergraduate Yale student is seeking a partial refund for the

Francis Mailman Soumilas files class action lawsuit against Bank of America

Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C., Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Bank of America for Misreporting Customers as Having Filed for Bankruptcy and Shutting Down Their Accounts

Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C., along with Hussin Law Firm, recently filed a class action lawsuit in California federal court against Bank of America over its incorrect listing of bankruptcies on its customers’ credit reports. The lawsuit also alleges that the bank refused to correct those listings after it was notified of the errors. Our client,

Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C. files class action lawsuit against Uber

Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C. Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Uber for Allegedly Suddenly and Unlawfully Altering Which Vehicles Were Eligible to Drive for Uber BlackSUV

Philadelphia (July 24, 2020) – Uber Technologies, Inc., was sued today in New Jersey state court in a class action lawsuit alleging the company dishonored its promises to drivers when it reclassified vehicles it previously deemed eligible to drive for the more-selective and higher-grossing Uber BlackSUV level of service. According to the lawsuit, the plaintiff

Francis Mailman Soumilas Wins Settlement Approval in Nationwide Class Action Suit Against Starbucks

The Honorable Judge Charles A. Pannell, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has granted final approval to a settlement agreement in the class action Kevin Wills and Jonathan Santiago Rosario v. Starbucks Corporation, Case 1:17-cv-03654-CAP. Plaintiffs Wills and Rosario had asserted in separate class action complaints that Starbucks

Can Consumers Turn Robocalls Into Cash?

In 2019, American consumers received more than 58 billion robocalls. During the same year, nearly 4 million Americans filed federal complaints about robocalls.  Many annoying robocalls are actually illegal. Most consumers are not aware that under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), they may be entitled to statutory damages of up to $1500 for every

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Ban on Robocalls

In a victory for the American consumer, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled on July 6, 2020 to uphold the provisions of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) banning robocalls to cell phones. The court’s decision also removed a loophole passed in 2015 that allowed the use of robocalls to consumers who owed

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Can COVID-19 Ruin My Credit?

More than 40 million Americans lost their jobs this spring as the COVID-19 pandemic gained momentum. Measures were enacted at the federal, state, and local levels to keep businesses afloat and help Americans forestay eviction and foreclosure. However, for many, the stimulus checks have been spent and bills are coming due. In the meantime, debt

Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C., Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Johns Hopkins University Seeking Tuition Reimbursement After COVID-19 Forced Classes Online

Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C., recently filed a class action lawsuit in Maryland federal court against Johns Hopkins University regarding the school’s failure to partially reimburse tuition payments students made once the school shifted to online-only classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The plaintiff in the lawsuit is a graduate student in the School of Advanced

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