Who is a Class Member
You are included in the Bank of America Uber Ride Overdraft Settlement “if you hold or held a consumer deposit (bank) account with Bank of America, and were charged (and not refunded) overdraft fees on debit card transactions made with Uber between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2016 that were coded (or classified) by Uber and/or Uber’s agents as recurring transactions.”
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- $20 Per Overdraft Fee
Your share of the Settlement Amount will depend on, among other things, the number of overdraft fees you paid. It is estimated that each Class Member will receive approximately $20 for each overdraft fee you were charged (and not refunded) as a result of a transaction involving Uber.
Proof of Purchase
- There is no claim form. Class Members who do not exclude themselves from the Settlement will automatically receive payment via direct deposit into your Bank of America account or via check.
Bank of America Uber Ride Overdraft Settlement Notes
- Pantelyat, et al. v. Bank of America, N.A.
- Case No. 1:16-cv-08964-AJN
- Pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Plaintiffs Nicoletta Pantelyat, Michael Edwards, and Isabelle Scherer collectively brought this class action lawsuit against Bank of America alleging the bank unfairly imposed overdraft fees for “non-recurring” debit card transactions made with Uber.
In Pantelyat’s case, she claims that on March 4, 2016 with a balance of $3.44 in her Bank of America Core Checking account, she used her BofA debit card to purchase a ride with Uber across town for $10. Later that same day, with a balance of -$6.56 in her account, she used her BofA debit card to purchase a second ride with Uber across town for $7.67. Pantelyat claims that her Uber transactions on March 4, 2016 constituted “non-recurring debit card transaction” because Uber purchases are made on a one-time, day-to-day, and were not set up by Pantelyat to occur automatically at a set interval. Since these Uber transactions on non-recurring, they cannot incur an overdraft fee under Bank of America’s accountholder terms.
Still, Bank of America treated Pantelyat’s Uber transactions as recurring and charged her two separate $35.00 overdraft fees.
Bank of America disagrees with the claims but entered into the settlement to avoid further litigation. Complete details about the case and settlement are provided on the Bank of America Uber Ride Overdraft class action settlement website.
Class members who wish to object to or exclude themselves from the settlement must do so by March 13, 2018. Class members who wish to participate in the settlement do not need to do anything.
- 6/22/18: Objection or Exclusion Deadline
- 8/8/18: Final Hearing at 11:00 am ET* (class members do not need to attend this hearing in order to receive a slice of the settlement pie).
*Settlement Class Members who wish to speak at the hearing should check www.RideOverdraftSettlement.com to confirm that the date or time of the Hearing has not been changed.
- Mail: Pantelyat v. BOA Settlement Administrator, P.O. Box 3127, Portland, OR 97208-3127
- Phone: 1-844-659-0617
- Email: info@RideOverdraftSettlement.com
- Tina Wolfson and Robert Ahdoot of Ahdoot & Wolfson PC