Category: Laws

JP Morgan Chase Hazard Insurance Lawsuit Settlement

The JP Morgan Chase hazard insurance settlement covers borrowers nationwide who paid for or were charged premiums for the company’s hazard insurance plans. In all, 762,390 people are part of the class. The settlement provides monetary relief on a claims-made basis, with class members receiving refunds and 12.5% of the net premium charged. Learn more…

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Forced Insurance Lawsuit Settlement

For instance, a Florida homeowner was charged $4,491 a year for a forced insurance policy. She already had insurance coverage for her home, and the forced policy covered only wind and hail, costing her twice as much as a normal voluntary insurance policy. The cost was so high, that it added to her monthly mortgage…

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Forced Wind Insurance Lawsuits

The Florida homeowner who was charged $4,491 a year for a force-placed wind insurance policy did not need the coverage because she already had an adequate voluntary policy. Additionally, her insurance policy covered only wind and hail, which made it more than twice as expensive as a voluntary policy. The additional costs were tacked onto…

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Force Place Homeowners Insurance Lawsuits

Many lawsuits have been filed against banks and insurers for their use of force-placed homeowners insurance policies. In one, a lawsuit filed against QBE and Wells Fargo was granted class-action status. Plaintiffs claim that force-placed insurance policies charge consumers unreasonable premiums and often provide inferior coverage. Banks set up special insurance affiliates to sell force-placed…

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Ford Diesel Fuel Pump Lawsuits

The CP4 high-pressure fuel injection pump on some Ford vehicles is a ticking time bomb. This defective pump prematurely fails, shoots metal shavings into the fuel system, and isn’t made to withstand U.S. diesel fuel specifications. As a result, owners of affected Ford diesel vehicles are seeking compensation for their vehicles. In the past, a…

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United Airlines Flight Attendant Unpaid Wages Lawsuit

In addition to United Airlines and JetBlue, other major carriers are also subject to lawsuits for unpaid wages for flight attendants. These are just some of the reasons why these airlines may be liable for flight attendants’ unpaid wages. The airlines, however, likely will appeal the verdict. While this is a common occurrence, it is…

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Flushable Wipes Lawsuits

The recent announcement by the DOE (Department of Energy) to spend $18 million to remove flushable wipes from sewage systems prompted an outcry from the public. But who should be blamed for this blight on our waterways? The problem is rooted in the fact that flushable wipes can cause clogs in sewage treatment facilities. Regardless…

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Food Poisoning Lawsuits

If you have become ill due to contaminated food, you may be entitled to file a Food Poisoning lawsuit. These cases can involve a variety of different causes, such as botulism, E. coli, salmonella, norovirus, Vibrio, and shigella. If you think that your food has caused you to become ill, you may wish to consult…

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Force Placed Flood Insurance Lawsuit

Have you been ripped off by your home insurance company? If so, then you may be entitled to file a Forced Flood Insurance lawsuit. This article will discuss class certification and the issues involved. We’ll also discuss how to proceed once you’ve chosen a class size. If you’re considering filing a lawsuit, we recommend you…

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Bank of America Flood Insurance Lawsuit

Sue Lass is a resident of the state of Pennsylvania who was forced by Bank of America to purchase flood insurance. The policy increased her mortgage payment by over 30%. Now, she carries insurance that costs almost $250,000, which is nine times the mortgage value. This story is part of a class-action lawsuit filed by…

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