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University of Tampa Covid-19 Closure Settlement

The University of Tampa (UT) is resolving a class action that charges it with breaching its contract with its students to provide physical, in-person, on-campus educational services for the Spring 2020 semester when it shut down its campus due to Covid-19. The complaint alleged that the school should provide partial tuition and fee refunds for  Read more

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Holyoke Soldiers’ Home Covid-19 Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action suing a group of individuals (Bennett Walsh, David Clinton, Vanessa Lauziere, Celeste Surreira, and Francisco Ureña) about veterans at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home who unnecessarily contracted Covid-19 between March 1, 2020 and June 23, 2020. The complaint alleges that more than 160 veterans suffered and/or died because of the  Read more

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Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Windfall During Covid-19 California Class Action

Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company has “unfairly profited” from the Covid-19 pandemic, says the complaint for this class action. This is because, the complaint claims, social distancing and stay-at-home orders drastically decreased the amount of driving people did, resulting in fewer accidents and a windfall for auto insurers.  Read more

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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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