The Palm's Casino faces class action for allegedly not posting ATM surcharges

Michelle Keahey May 17, 2011, 3:59am

A class action suit has been filed against The Palm's Casino and Truck Stop Inc. for allegedly failing to post notice of the imposition of a fee after a money withdrawal from its ATM.

Claiming violations of the Electronic Funds Transfer Act, Dennis Weese, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, filed a class action against The Palm's Casino and Truck Stop Inc. on May 6 in federal court in New Orleans.

Weese states he was charged a $3 fee to withdraw money from the ATM located at 8001 A West St. Bernard Hwy. in Arabi on March 9.

The plaintiff is asking the court for an award of statutory damages, attorney's fees and costs, disgorgement of all revenue obtained from the electronic fund transfers.

Weese is represented by Metairie attorney Bruce C. Betzer. A jury trial is requested.

U.S. District Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle is assigned to the case.

Case No. 2:11-cv-01086

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