GateHouse Media Daily News Class Action Settlement (Massachusetts Only)
The class is identified as all persons who from April 1, 2014 to March 21, 2017, resided in Massachusetts, purchased a subscription from GHM for a GHM publication, received one or more Premium Editions, were assessed an additional amount for the Premium Editions, and, rather than be billed for the additional amount, had the length of their subscription adjusted such that the expiration of their subscription was accelerated based on the surcharge amount of the Premium Editions published during the Class Period
Proof of Purchase
Steven Keenholtz, M.D. and Dorothy Guillicksen v. GateHouse Media LLC, et al.,Case No. 1777-CV-00184Superior Court for Essex County, Massachusetts
According to the lawsuit the defendant violated Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 93A, § 9 and 940 C.M.R. §§ 3.02(3)-(4), 3.04, 3.05, 3.13(1)(a), and 3.16(2) by allegedly not adequately disclosing surcharges associated with “premium edition” publications, including Lens magazine, that are published periodically by GHM (“Premium Editions”). GHM denies any wrongdoing and any liability whatsoever, and no court or other entity has made any judgment or other determination of any liability.