Comcast Kills Class Cert. In Overcharge Case, Title Co. Says

Law360, Los Angeles (April 4, 2013, 8:09 PM EDT) -- A First American Title Insurance Co. subsidiary urged a Washington federal judge Thursday to decertify three conditional classes whose members were allegedly overcharged for real estate transaction fees, saying the classes can't stand in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's Comcast decision.

Escrow agent The Talon Group argued that the classes should be decertified because their claims would need to be examined on an individual basis. To bolster its argument, Talon cited the Supreme Court's recent decision in Comcast v. Behrend, which found that plaintiffs must...
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Tavenner v. Talon Group The


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2:09-cv-01370

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Washington Western

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Contract: Other

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Robert S. Lasnik

Date Filed

September 28, 2009

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