America Online Inc. Agreed to Settle A Class Action Lawsuit for $25 Million

America Online Inc. which is part of Time Warner Inc. agreed to settle a class action lawsuit which alleged that it wrongly billed them for some online services and products, for $25 million.

The complaint in state court in Belleville, Ill., also said AOL billed customers for accounts after they tried to cancel them.

“AOL strenuously denies the plaintiffs’ allegations, or that a class manageable for trial is certifiable,” the settlement administrator, Garden City Group Inc. in Melville, N.Y., said Friday. “AOL is settling this action simply to avoid the burden and expense of litigation.”

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