Insurance Companies Refusal to Cover Covid-19 Business Losses Class Action

The defendants in this class action are a long list of insurance companies, including Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London, Westchester Surplus Lines Insurance Company, HDI Global Insurance Company, and others. These companies insured businesses for Business Income, Extra Expense, and Civil Authority coverage which the complaint alleges should cover losses to a group called the  Read more

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USAA Auto Insurance Covid-19 Windfalls California Class Action

This class action claims to want to prevent a group of auto insurers from “unfairly profiting from the global Covid-19 pandemic.” The companies include United Services Auto Association, USAA Casualty Insurance Group, USAA General Indemnity Company, and Garrison Property and Casualty Insurance Company Group, which the complaint alleges have profited from the pandemic because of  Read more

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Kabbage Slow Forgiveness on PPP Loans Class Action

As part of the efforts to help individuals and companies affected by Covid-19 pandemic, the government instituted a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA). This class action brings suit against Kabbage, Inc. and K Servicing, for not keeping up with processing PPP loan forgiveness applications.  Read more

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Egg Companies Price-Gouging During Pandemic Texas Class Action

Food prices have soared during the term of Covid-19. The complaint, filed in Texas, opens its allegations by saying, “This statewide class action concerns the despicable and illegal practice of price-gouging of essential groceries, specifically eggs, during the calamitous and unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic.” It brings suit against Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. and other egg companies for  Read more

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Capital One Did Not Offer Covid-19 Assistance as Promised Class Action

Capital One Financial Corporation issues credit cards. If account holders pay their bills late, Capital One may charge up to $40 as a late fee. During the economic distress caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Capital One promised “assistance” to customers, the complaint for this class action alleges, such as waiving fees, deferring payments, and the  Read more

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Bank of America Did Not Refund Credit Card Late Fees as Promised Class Action

This class action on the purported waiver of credit card late fees, says in its Introduction, “The deadly Covid-19 pandemic created the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.” During this crisis, Bank of America, NA (BANA) promised to refund credit card late fees for customers in difficulty, but the complaint alleges that it rarely  Read more

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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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