Suit Over Unearned Credit Insurance Premiums Nixed

Law360, New York (February 11, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Finding that individual issues with breach of contract claims overwhelm commonalities, a judge has denied class status and dismissed a case filed by a real estate investor against Protective Life Insurance Co. that alleged the insurer failed to pay back unearned premiums for credit insurance, which is designed to cover loans if a policyholder dies or becomes disabled.

Judge Clay D. Land issued the order denying class certification Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, following that order with a second...
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