A federal district court has approved a proposed settlement of a class action lawsuit against Vonage Holdings Corp., resolving litigation related to the companys sales and marketing practices.
Vonage has agreed to pay $4.75 million to fund a settlement that offers eligible class members reimbursements for certain payments made by Vonage subscribers, the law firms Seeger Weiss LLP and Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC announced Monday. The U.S. District Court of New Jersey approved the settlement.
The settlement will likely provide dollar-for-dollar recovery to most settlement class members,” the law firms stated in a press release.
The litigation involved Vonages promotional one month free” and money back guarantee” offers and the application of certain charges and subscription fees that Vonage allegedly imposed despite customers requests for cancellation.
Members of the class include “anyone in the United States who subscribed to Vonage services on or before January 3, 2011, with certain exclusions, and who was unable to receive a full month of free service, did not receive a full money back guarantee under certain circumstances, was charged disconnection fees after cancellation, or paid for monthly service after requesting cancellation,” the law firms stated.
For more information regarding the class action settlement, visit www.settlementvonage.com.