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Legg Mason Misclassified “Temporary” Employees Collective Action

When does a temporary employee become a regular employee? The complaint for this collective action sues Legg Mason, Inc., Legg Mason & Co., LLC, and Franklin Resources, Inc. which does business as Franklin Templeton, over their classification of an employee as temporary, even though she worked for the companies for more than three years. It  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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Generali, CSA Insurance No Benefits for Covid-19 Cancelled Trips Class Action

This class action brings suit against a travel insurance company or companies called Generali US Branch and Customized Services Administrators, Inc., and/or Generali Global Assistance & Insurance Services and/or CSA Travel Protection and Insurance Services. The issue? A refusal to pay for trips cancelled in 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions. The insurance company contends that  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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Aetna Health Plans Won’t Cover PBRT Cancer Treatment Class Action

Health plans do not cover all treatments that might be offered for an illness. This class action takes up the fact that certain health plans administered by Aetna Life Insurance Company and offered by the School Board of Pinellas County does not cover Proton Beam Radiation Therapy (PBRT) as a treatment for cancer. Aetna claims  Read more

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BG Products Engine Performance Restoration and Protection Plan Missouri Class Action

This class action relates to an Engine Performance Restoration Kit from Defendant BG Products, Incorporated, which included a Lifetime BG Protection Plan. The complaint alleges that BG has violated the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act and the common law principle of money had and received, although the specifics of the allegations are unclear.  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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Zurich American Insurance No Covid-19 Coverage for University Class Action

This spring saw a rash of class actions brought by students against universities, as campuses closed and classes were moved online, to stem the spread of Covid-19. Students wanted to recover amounts they had paid for on-campus education and housing. This class action is brought by a university against its insurer, asking for coverage for  Read more

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