Class Certified In Antitrust Suit Against Travelers

Law360, New York (January 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a case alleging that Travelers Property Casualty Insurance Co. unlawfully overcharged Ohio residents for homeowners insurance coverage, a federal judge has allowed for the substitution of a new lead plaintiff for a portion of the suit, clearing the way for certification of a class.

Judge Kathleen O’Malley issued the order in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio on Monday approving of the substitution of Bedford, Ohio resident Paul Lonardo as the lead plaintiff for a subclass of plaintiffs who were allegedly sold...
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