Ohio Consumer Litigation / Class Action

Overinsured Commercial Property Hurts Business Profits

By Burg Simpson

OVERINSURED COMMERCIAL PROPERTY HURTS BUSINESS PROFITS In a recent Class Action Complaint, Burg Simpson alleges that insurance companies such as State Auto are over-insuring homes and charging unnecessary premiums for replacement cost coverage, in order to increase insurance company profits.  The motive may be to off-set losses in the Homeowners business due to recent climatic… Read more »

Burg Simpson Expands State Auto Class Action To Include More Plaintiffs and More States

By Burg Simpson

On May 17, 2013, Burg Simpson amended its Class Action Complaint against the State Auto Insurance Companies to include five new states and add the names of five more victims of State Auto’s fraudulent insurance practices.  In expanding the class, Burg Simpson now seeks to represent homeowners living in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan, Pennsylvania, West… Read more »

Burg Simpson Files Class Action Complaint Over Replacement Cost Insurance

By Burg Simpson

Burg Simpson has filed a class action lawsuit against the State Auto Insurance Companies regarding their Homeowners Replacement Cost Coverage.  The lawsuit alleges that the insurance companies have found a new tactic to increase their profits.  They are requiring Homeowners to purchase Replacement Cost Coverage at values dramatically higher than the market price of the… Read more »

Burg Simpson Files Nationwide Class-Action Case On Skechers Shape-Ups Shoes

By Burg Simpson

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine has filed a nationwide class action complaint against Skechers U.S.A., Inc. relating to the sale of its Shape-Ups toning shoes.  Skechers’ Shape-Ups have an unusual “rocker bottom” design, replacing the arch support and heel design typically found in athletic shoes.  Burg Simpson’s class action case, filed in federal court… Read more »

Tassimo Coffee Makers & T-Discs Recalled Due To Burn Risk

By Burg Simpson

According to the Associated Press, more than 1 million Tassimo coffee makers are being recalled in the U.S. and Canda after at least 140 incidents were reported in which consumers suffered serious burns after being sprayed by hot liquid, coffee grounds or tea leaves from a Tassimo coffee machine. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission… Read more »

Burg Simpson Files Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Against Western-Southern Life Insurance Co.

By Burg Simpson

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. has filed a nationwide class action lawsuit against Western-Southern Life Assurance Company and The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company relating to the sale of Western and Southern’s Single Premium Immediate Annuity (SPIA). The nationwide class action complaint, case no. 1:11-cv-00836, filed in federal court in the Southern… Read more »

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