Michael Starke v. PFS Concepts, Inc.

Class Actions Filed Against Florida Timeshare Companies


Tampa, Florida. Michael Starke, an owner of several timeshare interests, filed nationwide class actions against two Florida timeshare resale companies, namely, PFS Concepts, Inc. (d/b/a US Vacation) and Timeshare Resales and Travel, LLC. Mr. Starke alleges that both companies violated the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, the Florida Telemarketing Act, and the Florida Vacation Plan and Timesharing Act. On behalf of himself and others similarly situated, Mr. Starke seeks to change the way these timeshare companies solicit and charge consumers for their services.

Mr. Starke alleges that each company solicited him via their telemarketing operations, representing that many buyers were “ready and willing” to purchase his timeshare interest. The companies then immediately charged Mr. Starke’s credit card, without a written signed contract with him. Further, the companies never disclosed the ratio or percentage of the number of listings of timeshare interests for sale versus the number of timeshare interests sold by the company for the past two calendar years. These actions are all in contravention of the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, Florida Telemarketing Act, and Florida Vacation Plan and Timesharing Act.

The class actions have been filed in Pinellas County, Florida. The law firm of Forizs and Dogali, P.A. represents Mr. Starke in these class actions. For any questions, please contact attorney Joel Ewusiak (jewusiak@forizs-dogali.com) or attorney Jacqueline Wood (jwood@forizs-dogali.com) at (813) 289-0700.

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Reference Info:Pleadings | State, 11th Circuit, Florida | United States

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