First American Title Insurance Class Action Settlement
You are a Class Member of this settlement if:
The settlement includes two Classes:
- The Settlement Class is comprised of certain individuals who purchased title insurance from one of 25 the above-listed title agencies between June 12, 2006 and May 11, 2016; and
- The Tower City Class is comprised of certain individuals who purchased title insurance from Tower City Title Agency LLC between June 12, 2006 and Nov. 9, 2006.
NOTE: A list of the locations and relevant time frames for each of the 25 title insurance agents is available in the Frequently Asked Questions section of the settlement website.
Or two times the amount paid for insurance
Proof of Purchase
Denise P. Edwards v. The First American Corporation, et al., Case No. 2:07-cv-03796-SJO-FFMDistrict Court for the Central District of California
According to the settlement the defendants violated the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) when they purchased ownership interests in title insurance agencies and obtained agreements from the agencies designed to provide preferential treatment. This practice violates RESPA which prohibits kickbacks or undue preferences