If you are a current Verizon customer who bought a traditional, postpaid wireless plan in the past seven years, you could get money in 2024 as part of a $100 million settlement of a class action lawsuit. Verizon is making the payment to address claims that its services plans were misleading, advertised prices did not include an administrative charge.

In the suit the plaintiffs alleged PDF that Verizon implemented charged and increased as administrative fee for postpaid wireless or data services in a deceptive and unfair manner.

Who is eligible for money from the Verizon class action settlement?

You may eligible if you are current US customer who purchased postpaid wireless or data services form Verizon and paid an administrative charge or an administrative and telco recovery charge between Jan 1, 2016 and Nov. 8, 2023.

A postpaid wireless plan means consumers pay for the service after they use it at the end of billing cycle. The settlement does not include consumers who purchased prepaid plans from Verizon.

In October fact sheet Verizon reported that it serve 93 million retail postpaid customers as of Sept 30 2023.

According to Verizon administrative charge settlement website you are eligible to file a claim about the settlement by email or mail.

When will I get my settlement money?

The settlement FAQ says payments will be issued by electronic payment after the settlement is approved and finalized. Hearing is scheduled for March 22, 2024.

How do I claim money as part of the Verizon settlement?

The settlement administrative site claim form that eligible class members can fill out and submit online. You can download PDF fill out and mail a paper for to this address:

Verizon Administrative Charge Settlement c/o Settlement Administrator

1650 Arch St. Suite 2210 Philadelphia PA 19103

The deadline to submit claim is 11:59:59 pm PT April 15 2024

What settlement amount could I receive?’

If the settlement is approved. Verizon will pay $100 million into a settlement fund. Consumers filling valid claims by deadlines could receive up to $100 each as part of the settlement depending on how long they were a Verizon subscriber and how many valid claims are filed.

 

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