The lawsuit also alleges that current timeshare owners have a difficult time getting reservations, because Wyndham controls and manipulates the reservations system.
January 16, 2018
Timeshare Developer Wyndham Sued For Alleged Elder Abuse Against Senior Citizens By Law Firm Of Aubrey Givens & Associates
A Nashville law firm has filed two mass action lawsuits in Tennessee alleging fraud, breach of contract, and violations of the Tennessee Timeshare Act, which the firm alleges constitutes elder abuse, against Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the world’s largest timeshare companies.
Attorneys Aubrey Givens and Kristin Fecteau Mosher have filed two mass action lawsuits representing a large number of elderly timeshare owners pending in Tennessee State Courts in Nashville and Gatlinburg, Tennessee area, alleging a pattern and practice of false statements and consumer fraud by Wyndham sales agents, and ongoing abuses against timeshare owners.
The lawsuit states that Wyndham specifically targets the elderly. Givens said, “This lawsuit represents a portion of the 500 senior citizens who are our clients who are alleging financial fraud at the hands of Wyndham.”
According to Complaints filed with the court the plaintiffs allege they are victims of fraud, deceptive trade practices and were not advised of their right to rescind the deal until it went into effect. The allegations say that Wyndham sales people intentionally deceived, misled, and financially injured people who were buying Wyndham timeshares, especially targeting the elderly. Wyndham’s advertising states that in order to attend their sales presentation, prospective buyers must have a minimum annual household income of $60,000. There is no such qualification if someone is aged 55 or older, or fully…