LOS ANGELES – An Orange
County consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit over allegations that
Frontier Communications falsely advertised the cost of its internet and
Diane Taylor filed a complaint on behalf of
all others similarly situated on March 16 in the U.S. District Court for
the Central District of California against Frontier Communications
Corp. alleging violation of the California False Advertising Act and the
Unfair Competition Law.
According to the complaint, the
plaintiff alleges that she purchased an internet and phone bundle from
the defendant in May 2016 and was told her bill would be $49.99 per
month, including taxes and fees. She alleges her first bill was $104.98
and after she contacted the defendant, she was told the bill would
decrease to $69 per month if she signed a contract.
plaintiff holds Frontier Communications Corporation responsible because
the defendant allegedly failed to apply discounts after she signed the
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks order
the defendant to engage in corrective advertising, actual damages,
restitution, punitive damages, statutory damages of $1,000, all legal
fees, interest, and any other relief as the court deems just. She is
represented by Todd M. Friedman, Meghan E. George and Adrian R. Bacon of
Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman PC in Woodland Hills.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 8:17-cv-00476-CJC-DFM