Class Action Over Chubb Premium Hikes Revived

Law360, New York (July 30, 2009, 6:42 PM EDT) -- Finding the plaintiff does potentially have grounds for a breach-of-contract claim, a federal appeals court has revived a putative class action filed against insurer The Chubb Corp. alleging that the company unlawfully increased its homeowners insurance premiums.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an opinion on Tuesday reversing the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York’s dismissal of the contract claim in the putative class action filed by plaintiff Fred Spagnola, but also affirming the dismissal of all his...
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