Verizon To Pay $64M In Family Plan Overbilling Class Action

By David Siegel (October 27, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT) -- Verizon Communications Inc. has agreed to pay $64.2 million to settle a class action claiming it improperly billed Family SharePlan participants for overtime minutes and in-network and in-family calls, according to a motion filed Friday by the plaintiffs asking a New Jersey federal judge to approve the deal.

The motion asks U.S. District Judge Jose L. Linares to sign off on the agreement, which would include a $36.7 million cash payment from Verizon in addition to $27.5 million in "calling units" that will be accessible via personal identification number. Class counsel from Hellring Lindeman Goldstein & Siegal LLP and Foley Bezek...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!