Category Archives: Higher One

Higher One student loan settlement now underway for account holders

If you borrowed money for college using the Higher One loan service, you may be entitled to participate in a class action lawsuit settlement in the coming months. College students and others whose loans were processed by Higher One Holdings, Inc., can make a claim to receive part of a $15 million settlement fund. You…

Jones Ward PLC announces $15 million class action settlement

A class action lawsuit filed a year ago by Jones Ward PLC and other law firms will be resolved in a $15 million settlement with Higher One, which provides loan services for thousands of college students. The agreement still needs to be approved by a federal judge in Connecticut. In addition to reimbursing thousands of…

Find out if your bank is charging unreasonable and unfair fees

Banks across the nation, from Wells Fargo to Chase and Bank of America to Fifth Third, are facing legal action due to excessive interest rates, unfair and deceptive fees, and fraudulent overdraft protection programs. The attorneys at Jones Ward PLC represent numerous people in lawsuits against banks and other lenders. In May, attorneys Jasper Ward…

Banks under fire for fees and lending tactics that hurt customers

A raft of lawsuits are underway against some of the nation’s largest banks due to questionable lending practices that hurt consumers and investors. The attorneys at Jones Ward PLC represent bank customers who have been harmed by a variety of lending practices, including unfair fees and interest rates. Last fall, attorneys Jasper Ward and Alex…

Class action lawsuit over student loans is moving forward

A class action lawsuit targeting unfair lending practices for college students is moving forward and is now being litigated in a Connecticut federal court. The complaint, filed last fall by the attorneys at Jones Ward PLC, alleges that Higher One and its business partners took advantage of thousands of Kentucky college students with deceptive business…

Class action by Jones Ward PLC targets fees for student loans

A class action lawsuit filed by the attorneys at Jones Ward PLC takes aim at Higher One, the company that processes student loans for thousands of Kentucky college students. The class action, filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, claims that Higher One takes advantage of students with deceptive business tactics…