Mealey's Insurance - Judge Certifies Classes In Suit Alleging Scheme Involving Force-Placed Insurance

SAN FRANCISCO - A federal magistrate on June 13 granted a motion to certify classes in a lawsuit alleging that a mortgage lender and an insurer were involved in an improper scheme involving force-placed flood insurance (Stephen Ellsworth, et al. v. U.S. Bank, N.A., et al., No. C 12-02506 LB, N.D. Calif.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 81646).

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