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Capital Plus Financial Funding of PPP Loans Class Action

Many businesses were put under severe financial strain due to the Covid-19 pandemic. To help alleviate the situation, Congress passed the CARES Act, which, among other things, provided emergency help to small businesses, sole proprietorships, and nonprofits through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). But the complaint for this class action alleges that Capital Plus Financial,  Read more

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Bank of America New Jersey LWD Debit Cards, Accounts Defrauded Class Action

In 2020, millions of Americans lost their jobs and had to apply for unemployment benefits. In New Jersey, the Department of Labor & Workforce (LWD) did not pay these benefits directly to individuals. Instead, it contracted with Bank of America, NA to distribute the benefits through Bank of America-issued, Bank of America-administered prepaid debit cards  Read more

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Rutgers Tuition Fee Refund Settlement

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is spending $5 million to settle a class action alleging that it should offer partial refunds for the Spring 2020 semester. The campus closed in March 2020, in accordance with New Jersey state mandates, and the school switched to remote learning. The complaint alleged that it should offer  Read more

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South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals Cancellation Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action about the cancellation of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals in 2020 by the City of Austin, due to Covid-19. The complaint alleged, among other things, that SXSW, LLC and SXSW Holdings, Inc. withheld money that had been paid for credentials (wristbands, tickets, passes, and badges) and  Read more

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Gregory Funding Mortgages in CARES Act Forbearance Periods Class Action

During the Covid-19 pandemic, when so many people lost their incomes, or a significant part of them, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to provide a number of different kinds of relief. Among the different provisions, one section allows homeowners who are subject to economic hardship to ask for  Read more

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Sentinel Insurance No Payouts for Covid-19 Business Losses Class Action

Sentinel Insurance Companies, Limited offers insurance policies, including for commercial all-risk insurance. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Sentinel has breached its contracts because it is refusing to pay out to compensate policyholders for business losses incurred because of Covid-19 closures.  Read more

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Falls Lake National Insurance No Payout for Covid-19 Closures Class Action

At the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses around the country were forced to close their doors for a time to avoid spreading the disease. But many of them are finding that their insurance carriers are unwilling to pay for these interruptions of business. The complaint for this class action alleges that Falls Lake National  Read more

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Six Flags Membership During Covid-19 Closure Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Six Flags Theme Parks, Inc., Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, Great America, LLC (doing business as Six Flags Great America), Magic Mountain, LLC, and Park Management (doing business as Six Flags Discovery Kingdom). The claim alleges that the Six Flags companies continued to charge for, and did not refund  Read more

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Truck Insurance Exchange No Coverage for Covid-19 Losses Class Action

In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) classified the Covid-19 outbreak as a pandemic. That same month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the national Coronavirus Task Force, and numerous states undertook measures to stem the spread of the disease, including issuing orders to stay at home and close businesses. The complaint  Read more

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Wells Fargo Rejection of Qualified PPP Applications New Mexico Class Action

The CARES Act and its Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was intended to bring help to small businesses “in a fair, equitable and uniform manner,” says the complaint for this class action. But Wells Fargo Bank, NA, it says, “unlawfully prioritized its existing business clients” over others who also needed the loans offered by the program,  Read more

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