Southwest Gets Thumbs Up For $1.8M Deal In Receipt Spat

Law360, New York (October 21, 2013, 4:09 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge preliminarily approved a $1.8 million settlement Friday between Southwest Airlines Co. and consumers in two class actions alleging the company improperly printed the expiration date of their credit and debit cards on receipts.

Judge Charles R. Breyer jointly signed off on the deal to end the two lawsuits brought by plaintiffs Jamie Lumos and Robert Miller, who each claimed that Southwest had willfully violated the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act by printing the entire expiration date of its customers’ payment cards...
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