Rivals.com Automatic Renewal Class Action Settlement (California Only)
The Settlement Class includes all California customers who were charged on a recurring basis by Rivals.com for subscriptions entered into between March 31, 2013 and the present.
$10 or $20 or a 3 or 5 month membership
Proof of Purchase
Andrew Wahl v. Yahoo Inc. d/b/a Rivals.com,Case No. 5:17-cv-02745,
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
The Plaintiff in this lawsuit alleges that Yahoo! Inc. (“Yahoo”)1 (d/b/a Rivals.com) violated California’s Unfair Competition Law (Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17200 et seq., the “UCL”), based on alleged violations of California’s Automatic Renewal Law (Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17600 et seq.), by failing to adequately notify Rivals.com customers that they would be charged automatically on a recurring basis for their Rivals.com subscriptions at the time of their purchases.
Yahoo vigorously denies all these claims of wrongdoing, and further states that it adequately made users aware that their Rivals.com subscriptions would auto-renew and that they would be charged on a recurring basis. The Court has not issued a final ruling on the strengths or weaknesses of the Plaintiff’s case or Yahoo’s contentions in this lawsuit. Nevertheless, Yahoo has agreed to the proposed settlement to avoid the risk and expense of further litigation. Plaintiff believes that his claims have merit, but that the proposed settlement is fair, reasonable, and in the best interests of the members of the Settlement Class given the risk and expense of further litigation.