Marriott Vacations Unit Can't Nix Time Share Insurance Suit

Law360, New York (December 11, 2013, 7:37 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge ruled Tuesday that a Marriott Vacations Worldwide unit cannot entirely dodge a proposed class action accusing the company of fraudulently increasing time share prices by forcing customers to buy worthless insurance.

U.S. District Judge Robert Scola partial denial of the motion requires Marriott Ownership Resorts to face allegations of unjust enrichment but allows it to avoid for now allegations it violated Florida's Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act and Vacation Plan and Timesharing Act.

“The crux of the dispute here is whether...
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