Capital One Can't Get Quick Win In Suit Over ATM Fees

Law360 (October 8, 2019, 9:47 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge ruled Tuesday that the terms of Capital One's customer contracts are too ambiguous for him to grant the banking giant a quick win on a suit that claims it charges surprise fees for ATM interactions.

U.S. District Judge Jeffrey T. Miller said that the bank's customer contracts contain language about its non-Capital One ATM fees and on-screen warnings about fee-causing events that could possibly confuse reasonable customers — at least, enough so that the judge declined to give Capital One NA a summary judgment win on the breach of contract claim it is facing.

"Because the court...

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