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Philippine Airlines Refunds for Covid-19 Cancelations Class Action

Like many airlines, Philippine Airlines, Inc. (PAL) has canceled a large percentage of its flights because of the decline in travel brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that PAL has refused to give customers refunds for their tickets on the flights it canceled, against the terms in  Read more

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Cescaphe Event Group Refusal to Refund Event Deposits Class Action

Cescaphe Limited, LLC, generally known as Cescaphe Event Group, offers venues, catering, and management of “once-in-a-lifetime” events, such as weddings and bar/bat mitzvahs. Covid-19 restrictions have put a damper on such events, but the complaint for this class action alleges that Cescaphe is “refusing to return deposits for good[s] and/or services it could not provide  Read more

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SNHU Spring 2020 Tuition Settlement

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) is settling a class action alleging it breached its contract with students to offer in-person learning during the Spring 2020 semester. The school transitioned to remote learning in March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic but did not offer refunds of any portion of the tuition.  Read more

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Farmers Insurance Exchange Auto Insurance Windfall California Class Action

Many companies and individuals suffered from the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, says the complaint for this class action, “auto insurers like Farmers [Insurance Exchange] have scored a windfall.” This is because stay-at-home orders, social distancing, and people working from home have resulting in far less driving, fewer cars on the road, and thus fewer car  Read more

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Geico Auto Insurance Windfall from Covid-19 Mississippi Class Action

During the shutdowns for Covid-19, many people stopped commuting to work and made fewer trips away from home for shopping, eating out, socializing, or entertainment. The complaint for this class action alleges that this resulted in a windfall for Geico Casualty Company, Geico Indemnity Company, and Geico General Insurance Company because fewer car trips meant  Read more

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Erie Insurance Exchange Refusal to Pay for Covid-19-Related Losses Class Action

Three businesses in Pennsylvania and Virginia are suing Erie Insurance Exchange, because of losses incurred due to measures taken to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The three, High Tech Hair, LLC, Capucinno [sic] Pizzeria Ristorante La Villa, and Rose Glam Hair Studio, LLC, were all insured under Erie’s Ultrapack Plus Commercial Property Coverage form.  Read more

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No Refunds for Philippine Airlines-Cancelled Flights Class Action

This class action takes up an issue that has become familiar over the past year: airline flight cancellations due to fewer flights due to Covid-19 conditions that do not result in a full refund to the canceled customers. The complaint brings suit against Philippine Airlines (PAL) for not issuing refunds to passengers whose flights it  Read more

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Oregon CARES Fund Racial Requirement Settlement

The Oregon Department of Administrative Services, The Contingent, and Black United Fund, Inc. are settling a case that challenged the race-oriented criteria of a black relief and resiliency fund. The original Fund was created from a portion of federal Covid-19 relief money received by the state of Oregon, and a new fund has been created  Read more

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Grand Princess Cruise Sailed After Covid-19 Outbreak Class Action

This class action spotlights the spread of Covid-19 on the February 21, 2020 cruise of the Grand Princess from California to Hawaii, after an outbreak on the cruise directly before that one. The complaint alleges that the companies responsible for the sailing, Carnival Corporation, Carnival plc, and Princess Cruise Lines Ltd., were at the very  Read more

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UPS Measures to Protect Employees from Covid-19 California Class Action

With the death toll for Covid-19 climbing to over 400,000 in under a year, what responsibilities do employers have to keep employees safe? The complaint for this class action alleges that United Parcel Service, Inc. maintains unsafe working conditions in its facilities in California and exposes employees to infection.  Read more

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