First American Title Insurance Settlement (Tower City Class)

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

This case alleges that First American violated the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act by purchasing ownerhip interests in title insurance agencies and obtaining agreements from such agencies to refer title insurance business exclusively to First American Title Insurance Company.  This case has two separate classes.  This page is for members of the Tower City Class.

Docket Number:

07-03796

Company: First American Corporation

Filing Deadline: November 18, 2016

Class Period: June 12, 2006 to November 9, 2006

Objection Deadline: August 19, 2016

Exclusion Deadline: August 19, 2016

Final Approval Hearing: September 19, 2016

Proof of Purchase: Eligibility:

The class membership in this case has already been decided.  If you are not a member of this class yet purchased First American title insurance through another agent, you may be part of the settlemet class instead of the Tower City Class. Contact the claims administrator below for any questions.

Typical Settlement Amount:

twice the price of the title insurance purchased

Total Settlement Amount:

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$10,000

Law Firms:
Spertus Laudes and Umhofer LLP
Zuckerman Spaeder LLP

Case Name: Edwards v. The First American Corporation, et al.

Settlement Website: Edwards v. The First American Corporation, et al.

Claims Administrator:
Epiq Systems

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Edwards v. First American 
Class Action Settlement Administrator
PO Box 4098
Portland, OR 97208-4098
1-844-778-5951

Tags: Collusion and Price Fixing, Deceptive Insurance Practices, Homeowners Insurance, Insurance, Unfair Services, Your Home