Publix Fails To Kill Fla. ATM Fee Class Action

Law360, New York (February 1, 2012, 7:01 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss a proposed class action accusing Publix Super Markets Inc. of charging customers hidden fees to use ATMs, ruling the claims were detailed enough to allow the suit to move forward.

Plaintiff Michael Heretick alleges the supermarket chain does not notify customers they will be charged a transaction fee for using ATMs outside of its stores, nor does it request their permission to charge such a fee.

Publix moved in November to dismiss from the suit claims for...
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