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Hartford Insurance Class Action

Caddell & Chapman served as the sole lead counsel of a nationwide class of more than 100,000 insureds in an insurance class action lawsuit against Hartford and related insurance companies involving alleged systematic underpayment of their homeowner’s claims. The alleged underpayment was the result of Hartford, and related insurance companies, neglecting to include a payment for general contractor’s overhead and profit as part of the up‑front “actual cash value” payment made to insureds after the …

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$22 Million Background Check Settlement Approved

Caddell & Chapman acted as Co‑Lead Counsel for two nationwide classes totaling more than 250,000 consumers whose Fair Credit Reporting Act rights were allegedly violated by the background reporting practices of Lexis Nexis Risk Management, Inc. On June 25, 2008, the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia granted final approval to a more than $22 million total settlement that Caddell & Chapman and its Co‑Counsel negotiated less than two months before trial …

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Caddell & Chapman represents plaintiffs nationwide in class action lawsuits and other complex litigation.

Nissan 350Z National Class Action

On May 29, 2008, Caddell & Chapman received approval from an Orange County California Superior Court of a national class action settlement involving approximately 74,000 Nissan 350Z sports cars which experienced tire roar and abnormal tire wear. The settlement provides valuable benefits for owners or lessees of the 2003 and 2004 model year 350Zs. These benefits are designed to address the issues that were the subject of consumers’ claims, including a complimentary service visit and …

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$1.027 Million Settlement in Multi-Vehicle Accident

Caddell & Chapman represented, as lead counsel, the family of a teenage girl who died in an auto accident just east of Amarillo, Texas. The accident involved nine vehicles (5 of them eighteen-wheelers) traveling on the highway in the midst of a grass fire. The teenager was a passenger in the rear of a Chevy Trailblazer occupied by her best friend, and the friend’s father and mother. The Trailblazer was smashed between two eighteen-wheelers when …

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