CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Microsoft Corp., citing alleged fraud and violation of state and federal law.
James Maher filed a complaint on Jan. 30 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against Microsoft alleging that the Washington corporation failed to provide service to the plaintiff after being suspended from its Xbox Live Gold service.
According to the complaint, Maher alleges that he suffered damages from paying for a Xbox Live Gold, which was denied to him after he was suspended. He holds Microsoft responsible because it allegedly failed to credit the service back into his account for the time his account was suspended.
Maher requests a trial by jury and seeks enjoin the defendant, award the plaintiff and all similarly situated the pro rata amount of their Xbox Live Gold membership account fee, punitive damages, court costs and any further relief this court grants. He is represented by James X. Bormes and Catherine P. Sons of Law Office of James X. Bormes, P.C. in Chicago and Kasif Khowaja of The Khowaja Law Firm LLC in Chicago.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Case number 1:17-cv-00753