Cases & Investigations

Arnett v. Bank of America

Berger Montague was Co-Lead Class Counsel in a nationwide class action settlement in the United States District Court for the District of Oregon. The action alleged that Bank of America, N.A. schemed to require certain borrowers to (1) purchase flood insurance at inflated cost due to the bank’s conduct, and (2) purchase flood insurance coverage in excess of the amount required by their mortgage contract or federal law.

  • Settled
  • Consumer Protection, Insurance Fraud, Predatory Lending and Borrowers' Rights
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Block v. McDonald’s Corporation

The firm served as co-lead counsel and obtained a settlement of $12.5 million with McDonald’s in 2002 stemming from its failure to disclose the use of beef fat in its french fries.

British Airways and Coronavirus: Cancelled Flights Lawsuit

Berger Montague has filed a class action lawsuit against British Airways, PLC on behalf of passengers who did not receive refunds when their British Airways flights were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Citibank and CitiMortgage Force-Placed Insurance Litigation

Berger Montague was Co-Lead Class Counsel in a nationwide class action settlement in the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. The action alleged that Citibank, N.A. and CitiMortgage, Inc. schemed to require certain borrowers to (1) purchase hazard and/or flood insurance at inflated cost due to the bank’s conduct, and (2) purchase flood insurance coverage in excess of the amount required by their mortgage contract or federal law.

  • Settled
  • Consumer Protection, Insurance Fraud, Predatory Lending and Borrowers' Rights
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Citizens Bank Force-Placed Flood Insurance Litigation

Berger Montague, as class counsel, reached a nationwide class action settlement in the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. The action alleged that Citizens Bank required certain borrowers to purchase flood insurance in excess of what their mortgage contract and federal law requires.

  • Settled
  • Consumer Protection, Insurance Fraud, Predatory Lending and Borrowers' Rights
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Coronavirus Cancellations: Consumers May Be Owed Refunds

Berger Montague is investigating whether certain companies are offering proper refunds in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Travel Cancellations: Consumers May Be Owed Refunds

Berger Montague is investigating whether certain companies are offering proper travel-related refunds in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims Denial Lawsuit Investigation

Berger Montague is investigating whether insurance companies are wrongfully denying business interruption claims for loss of business related to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Crawford v. Philadelphia Hotel Operating Co.

The firm served as co-lead counsel and obtained a settlement in 2005 whereby persons who contracted food poisoning at a business convention at the hotel recovered $1,500 each.

Educational Testing Service Praxis Principles of Learning and Teaching Grades 7-12

Berger Montague served on the plaintiffs’ steering committee and obtained an $11.1 million settlement in 2006 on behalf of persons who were incorrectly scored on a teacher’s licensing exam.

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