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Consumer alleges Yogi Surprise did not provide cancellation policy

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 10, 2018


LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – An online subscription box company is alleged to have failed to provide information on how to cancel the service or acknowledgment of automatic renewal.

Jordan Kissel, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, filed a complaint on May 1 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Yogi Surprise LLC and Does 1-10 over alleged violations of California's Automatic Renewal Law and California's Unfair Competition Law.

According to the complaint, the defendant offers subscriptions for lifestyle and jewelry boxes. The plaintiff alleges the defendant failed to provide acknowledgement that includes the automatic renewal or continues service offer terms and cancellation policy.

"As a result, all goods, wares, merchandise, or products sent to plaintiff and the class members under the automatic renewal of continuous service agreements are deemed to be an unconditional gift" pursuant to California law, the suit states.

The plaintiff holds Yogi Surprise LLC responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to provide an acknowledgment that includes the automatic renewal or continuous service offer terms, cancellation policy and information regarding how to cancel in a manner that is capable of being retained by the consumer.

The plaintiff seeks injunctive relief, reasonable attorneys' fees, costs, award such other and further relief as the court may deem appropriate. She is represented by Scott J. Ferrell of Pacific Trial Attorneys, APC in Newport Beach, California.

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 8:18-cv-00758-DOC-KES

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