Monthly Archives: August 2011

Bank of America Sued in Privacy Source Class Action

Bank of America has been sued in a class action for charging accountholders $12.99 a month for “privacy source credit monitoring,” despite the fact that customers did not want it, didn’t ask for it, and were not told about it.  Robert Long of Dallas, the … Continue reading

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GMAC Sued Over Requiring Excess Flood Insurance for Condos

GMAC Mortgage, LLC was hit with a proposed class action in Pennsylvania claiming it forced condominium owners to purchase excess flood insurance beyond what was required by federal law, breaching mortgage contracts and violating New Jersey consumer protection laws. Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Class Certified in Cigna Autism Treatment Suit

On August 12, 2011 a Federal Judge in Pennsylvania entered an Order certifying a class of individuals who claim that Cigna Corporation improperly denied coverage for Autism treatment. The Order represents a major victory for parents with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  The representative Plaintiff, Kristopher Churchill, is a parent of … Continue reading

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Google Illegally Shares Android Users’ Personal Info

On August 5, 2011, two residents of Alabama launched a class action against Google, Inc., accusing the technology giant of unlawfully accessing personal information from Android cellphones and sharing it with application developers and advertisers without users’ permission.  The lawsuit alleges that Google accessed, … Continue reading

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Wells Fargo and Fannie Mae Over Reverse Mortgages

When an older couple takes out a reverse mortgage on a property and the individual holding the mortgage dies, the surviving spouse has the option of purchasing the property at the current market value.  It is this caveat in reverse … Continue reading

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