New Lawsuits: Friday Feb.18

by Heather Anderson |
Feb. 18, 2005, 1:10pm

George and Ruth Schillinger, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, v. 360Networks Inc., a/k/a 360Networks (USA) Inc., f/k/a Worldwide Fiber Inc., f/k/a Pacific Fiber Link,
Class Action Complaint; PA-Mark C. Goldberg

  • The Schillingers and class accuse Seattle-based 360Networks of illegally using locating its fiber-optic network on their property. The plaintiff and class seek all sums received as profits obtained from unlawful use of their land, and punitive damages in an amount to be proven at trial; plus all costs.
    05 L 198

    Allison Boaz, individually, and on behalf of all others similarly situated, v. Allstate Insurance Company and Allstate Property & Casualty Insurance Company
    Class Action Complaint; PA-Stephen M. Tillery
  • Boaz and class alleges from Feb. 17, 1995 to present, Northbrook, Ill.-based Allstate has failed to pay the "full amount" on claims from accidents that caused them injuries. Boaz and class seek damages amounting to monies owed them in an amount to be proven at trial, plus all costs.
    05 L 199

    Robin Rushing, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, v. AIG National Insurance Company
    Class Action Complaint; PA-Stephen M. Tillery
  • Rushing and class alleges from Feb. 17, 1995 to present, New York-based AIG has failed to pay the full amount on claims from accidents that caused them injuries. Rushing and class seek monies owed them in an amount not to exceed $75,000 per Class member, plus all costs.
    05 L 200

    Vondella Jones, individually, and on behalf of all others similarly situated, v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.
    Class Action Complaint; PA-Stephen M. Tillery
  • Jones and class allege that from Feb. 17, 1995 to present, Bloomington, Ill.-based State Farm has failed to pay the full amount on claims from accidents that caused them injuries. Jones and class pray for a judgment in damages amounting to monies owed them in an amount to be proven at trial, plus all costs.
    05 L 201

    Ricky Lott, Gerald Sumber, and Sandy Becker, and Mike Baldwin, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, v. Pfizer, Inc.
    Class Action Complaint; PA-Stephen M. Tillery
  • Madison and St. Clair County residents and class allege New York-based Pfizer was deceptive in its representing of the safety of its pain reliever products Celebrex and Bextra. The plaintiffs and class claim Pfizer concealed the cardiovascular risks of Celebrex and Bextra with the intent to price the drugs at a higher market value. The plaintiff and class seek compensation as the Court sees fit; plus all costs.
    05 L 204

    Paul A. Goewey and Connie Goewey, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, v. First Union Home Equity Bank, N.A., a corporation, First Union National Bank, a corporation, and Select Portfolio Servicing, Inc., f/k/a Fairbanks Capital Corp., a corporation
    Class Action Complaint; PA-Stephen M. Tillery
  • The Goeweys of Madison County and class allege First Union Home Equity Bank, a division of Charlotte, NC-based Wachovia, misapplied mortgage payments, which resulted in inflated interest fees and additional late charges. The plaintiff and class seek a refund of all charges, and further compensation in an amount to be proven at trial, not exceeding $75,000 per Class member, plus all costs.
    05 L 205

    Frederick and Victoria Crook, individually, and on behalf of all others similarly situated, v. WMC Mortgage Corp., a corporation
    Class Action Complaint; PA-Stephen M. Tillery
  • The Crooks and class allege Woodland Hills, Calif.-based WMC Mortgage Corp. misapplied mortgage payments, which resulted in inflated interest fees and additional late charges. The plaintiff and class seek a refund of all charges, and further compensation in an amount to be proven at trial, not exceeding $75,000 per Class member, plus all costs.
    05 L 206

    Cassandra Kay Williams, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, v. American Equity Mortgage, Inc., a corporation, and ABN AMRO Mortgage Group, Inc., a corporation
    Class Action Complaint; PA-Stephen M. Tillery
  • Madison County resident, Williams and Class allege St. Louis-based American Equity Mortgage, Inc. misapplied mortgage payments, which resulted in inflated interest fees and additional late charges. The plaintiff and class seek a refund of all charges, and further compensation in an amount to be proven at trial, not exceeding $75,000 per class member, plus all costs.
    05 L 207

    David Meyer and Julia Meyer, individually and on behalf of all other similarly situated, v. HomeEq Servicing Corporation
    Class Action Complaint; PA-Stephen M. Tillery
  • The Meyers of Madison County, and Class, allege HomeEq Servicing Corporation, a subsidiary of Charlotte NC-based Wachovia, misapplied mortgage payments, which resulted in inflated interest fees and additional late charges. The plaintiff and class seek a refund of all charges, and further compensation in an amount not to exceed $75,000 per class member, plus all costs.
    05 L 208

    Emert A. Null and Katie E. Null, individually and on behalf of others similarly situated, v. DB Investments, Inc., DE Beers S.A., Consolidated Mines, Ltd, DE Beers Centenary A.G., Diamond Trading Company
    Class Action Complaint; PA-Stephen M. Tillery
  • The Nulls of Madison County, and on behalf of the class, allege South Africa's DB Investments, Inc., a/k/a De Beers, has conspired to maintain a monopolistic control of the world's diamond supply through the restriction of trade, controlling inventory, limiting supply, and fallaciously reporting the scarcity of diamonds. As a result of these alleged practices, the Nulls claim they paid an unfair price for the diamonds purchased. The Nulls and class seek compensation in an amount to be proven at trial, but less than $75,000 per member; plus all costs.
    05 L 209

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