Cablevision Hit With $250M Suit Over Sandy Outages

Law360, New York (November 14, 2012, 6:50 PM EST) -- Cablevision Systems Corp. was hit with a $250 million putative class action in New York state court Tuesday alleging the telecommunications giant has kept on billing subscribers and denied them credits or refunds for lost television, Internet or phone services following Superstorm Sandy.

Cablevision subscribers Jeffery Bard and Irwin Bard brought suit accusing Cablevision of falsely advertising that it was providing services — when they really were not — to customers even during the power outages that coincided with or immediately followed the Oct. 29 superstorm. They...
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