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News Release
11/12/2015
CONTACT Jamie Court & Liza Tucker
Santa Monica, CA — Consumer Watchdog today wrote LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Attorney Mike Feuer asking the public officials to fire DWP’s “ratepayer advocate,” an energy consultant and Enron apologist, and to attend a lunch with overbilled DWP ratepayers to explain how their latest version of a settlement with the...
Video
11/4/2015
A judge put off a decision on what consumer advocates call a flawed settlement with the LADWP over several millions in overcharges.
News Release
11/3/2015
CONTACT Jerry Flanagan
Santa Monica, CA -- The Department of Managed Health Care’s (DMHC) settlement announced today does not ensure that Blue Shield customers are fully reimbursed for the costs they incurred as a result of the company’s misrepresentations regarding its network of doctors and hospitals, according to Consumer Watchdog who along with The Arns...
Video
11/3/2015
Consumer Watchdog is urging a judge to reject what they say is a flawed settlement with the LADWP and millions in overbilling.
Video
11/3/2015
A judge will either approve or turn down a settlement with the LADWP over millions in overbilling charges. Consumer advocates say the settlement is bad for consumers.
Video
11/2/2015
Randy Paige reports on how Consumer Watchdog and ratepayers today urged L.A. city leaders to fix or withdraw what they call a bad settlement over millions in overbilling by the LADWP.
News Release
11/2/2015
CONTACT Jamie Court & Liza Tucker
Los Angeles, CA -- Consumer Watchdog and overbilled ratepayers today urged Los Angeles City leaders to immediately fix or withdraw a “breathtakingly anti-consumer settlement agreement” over tens of millions of dollars in overbilling at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP). In a letter to Mayor Eric Garcetti and City...
Legal Update
10/6/2015
By Jamie Court
Our attorneys' report from the US Supreme Court is that this morning’s oral argument didn’t reveal which way the majority was leaning in Imburgia v. DIRECTV. At issue is whether millions of consumers who paid exorbitant early termination fees can go to court in our class action, or are stuck in one-on-one mandatory arbitrations...
News Release
6/10/2015
CONTACT Carmen Balber & Eddie Barrera
Santa Monica, CA – Consumer Watchdog today called on Governor Jerry Brown to remove Matthew Jacobs, Chairman of the Board for the California Housing Finance Agency, after he began evicting longtime tenants in order to convert their rent-controlled housing into luxury condos. In a letter to the governor, Consumer Watchdog said it’s...
Video
6/6/2015
Randy Paige investigates the conflict of interest by Matthew Jacobs, the head of the California Housing Finance Agency evicting the tenants of his new building to put up condos.