N.J. Title Insurance Antitrust Suits Consolidated

Law360, New York (August 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge on Tuesday lumped together a slew of antitrust class actions alleging that large title insurance companies who do business in New Jersey, along with a state rating bureau, conspired to fix prices in the Garden State's billion-dollar title insurance market.

At least nine related lawsuits will be consolidated under the putative class action Swick et. al. vs. Fidelity National Title Insurance Company et. al. in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

According to the Swick complaint, similar to the...
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