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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Generali US Branch No Travel Insurance Payout for Covid-19 Class Action

Generali US Branch is part of an Italian insurance company and is in the business of providing travel insurance. The complaint for this class action alleges that the company has wrongly refused to provide payouts for trips canceled in relation to Covid-19 and related travel restrictions.  Read more

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Generali US Branch No Payout for Covid-19 Cancellations Class Action

Were coronavirus-related cancellations of travel in the summer of 2020 foreseeable? That’s what trip insurer Generali US Branch claims, but the complaint for this class action says otherwise. The complaint says that Generali should be making payouts for trips it insured that were canceled for reasons related to Covid-19. The Nationwide Class for this action  Read more

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Frontier Airlines Illusory Offer for Canceled Flights Kentucky Class Action

When airlines cancel flights, they are supposed to provide refunds to persons who booked tickets on that flight. The complaint for this class action alleges that Frontier Airlines, Inc. has refused to provide refunds to would-be passengers when it cancelled flights due to Covid-19.  Read more

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Total Renal Care Overtime Pay in National Emergencies Class Action

Total Renal Care, Inc., the party being sued in this class action, is part of DaVita, Inc., which was formerly named Total Renal Care Holdings, Inc. The complaint for this class action refers to provisions in DaVita’s employee handbook to alleges that non-exempt employees should have been paid time and a half for their work  Read more

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United Specialty Insurance No Payout for Epic Passes Covid-19 Losses Class Action

Ski passes are not cheap; they may cost $900 or more. When people buy Epic Passes for ski resorts, they can also buy insurance coverage for them. However, the class for this action alleges that the insurer, United Specialty Insurance Company (USIC), has refused to make payouts on passes due to closures related to the  Read more

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Hanover Insurance Refusal to Pay Covid-19 Business Losses Class Action

When businesses buy insurance, they can select coverage for business interruptions, to cover losses and extra expenses incurred when normal operations are interrupted due to physical loss or damage to the property. The Hanover American Insurance Company and the Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. sell such coverage, the complaint for this class action claims, but is  Read more

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Arch Insurance No Payout for Covid-19 Business Losses Class Action

This class action is another in a long line brought by businesses against insurance companies for their denial of payments for business losses related to Covid-19. In this case, the insurer is Arch Insurance Company, which has refused to pay for the losses of Legacy Gymnastics, LLC during pandemic closures.  Read more

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