Albertsons Supermarkets Alleged to Engage in Price-Gouging Class Action

With the Covid-19 pandemic, certain vital items have been in short supply: toilet paper, cleaning supplies, hand sanitizer, face masks, and so on. The complaint for this class action alleges that “unscrupulous sellers have taken the opportunity to profit from desperate members of the of the public by gouging prices of essential items…” This is  Read more

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Cincinnati Insurance No Coverage for Covid-19 Business Losses Class Action

Many businesses have been forced to close due to state orders aimed at preventing the spread of Covid-19. Some of these businesses are now attempting to cover lost business income by making claims on their commercial insurance policies. In this class action, a dental office sues the Cincinnati Insurance Company, the Cincinnati Casualty Company, and  Read more

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BMO Harris Bank No Pay for Agents Who Helped with PPP Loans Class Action

Because the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was intended to help small businesses under strain in the time of Covid-19, it contains a provision for help in preparing the applications: It requires the lenders give a portion of their origination fee to the agents that helped with the preparation. The complaint for this class action alleges  Read more

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Vail Resorts Refusal to Refund Epic Ski Passes Class Action

This is one of the many cases filed recently that bring suit against companies or schools claiming that refunds are owed because of the closure of facilities or services aimed at preventing the spread of Covid-19. In this case, the complaint alleges that Vail Corporation, doing business as Vail Resorts Management Company, owes customers refunds  Read more

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Georgetown University No Refunds for Campus Closure Class Action

Should students pay the same tuition to finish their semesters online as they paid for in-person classes? Should they pay for dorm rooms they cannot occupy? This class action brings suit against Georgetown University for refusing to provide refunds relating to the closure of its campus to avoid the spread of Covid-19.  Read more

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Iberia Lineas Aereas Refusal to Refund Canceled Flights Class Action

Iberia Lineas Aereas de Espana SA Operadora, the Iberian airline, normally offers thousands of flights each day to almost 120 destinations in forty-five countries. However, like many airlines, it has had to cancel flights because of travel restrictions and fears of coronavirus contagion. The complaint for this class action alleges that when Iberia cancels flights,  Read more

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Wells Fargo Improper Handling of PPP Applications Class Action

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was intended to help businesses and workers get through the time of Covid-19 shutdowns by providing a “direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll” through loans funded through the Small Business Administration (SBA) and processed by ordinary financial institutions. The complaint for this class action  Read more

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Wells Fargo Did Not Submit Smaller PPP Applications Class Action

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), meant to deliver relief to small businesses during Covid-19 difficulties, distributes its loan funding through ordinary institutions, including Wells Fargo Bank, NA. The complaint for this class action alleges that Wells Fargo chose to prioritize larger customers instead of following a “first come, first served” policy.  Read more

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Hartford, Sentinel No Coverage for Covid-19 Losses Class Action

This is one of a number of recent class actions on whether insurance companies should pay for losses related to closures due to Covid-19. In this case, a dental office brings suit against Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. and Sentinel Insurance Company (a Hartford subsidiary).  Read more

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Travelers Casualty Insurance No Covid-19 Loss Coverage Class Action

To prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, state governors have issued orders for the temporary suspension of nonessential businesses. Some of these businesses have lost significant income and are relying on their business income insurance to help make up their losses. This case brings suit against Travelers Casualty Insurance Company of America (TCICA), in  Read more

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