San Francisco, CA: A settlement has been reached in the consumer fraud class action lawsuit pending against AT&T Mobility LLC. The lawsuit claims that AT&T improperly charged fees to certain wireless customers.
If you were assessed Universal Service Charges or similar charges under state or other laws (collectively “USC”) on data pay-per-use plans, visual voicemail services, customer custom packaging plans, international calls outside the United States or voicemail services only (“Covered Services”) by AT&T Mobility LLC (“AT&T Mobility”) on bills issued from January 1, 2004 up to and including December 31, 2010, you might be eligible to receive benefits from a class action settlement.
If approved, the settlement resolves the lawsuit entitled, MBA Surety Agency, Inc. v. AT&T Mobility LLC, Case No. 1222-CC09746, concerning AT&T Mobility assessment of USC on the Covered Services. AT&T Mobility will contribute $152,634,430.00 (“Settlement Proceeds”) which will become the property of the Settlement Class in full and will be payable in the form of credits and cash payments to the eligible Settlement Class members after deductions for attorneys’ fees etc.
All current customers as of the date of the Settlement Notice who are current customers at the time of distribution shall receive their pro rata share through a bill credit provided by AT&T Mobility.
All current customers as of the date of the Settlement Notice who are no longer customers of AT&T Mobility at the time of distribution shall receive their pro rata share through a check issued by the Settlement Administrator;
All former customers who timely file a valid and complete claim form shall receive their pro rata share through a check issued by the Settlement Administrator.
A Class Settlement member’s pro rata share will be determined by the Settlement Administrator in accordance with the terms of the Settlement Agreement.
A final Fairness Hearing is scheduled for February 20, 2013.
To learn more about the AT&T Mobility class action settlement, visit attmuscsettlement.com .