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Federal judge tosses class action suit against Butler & Hosch

Rules that suit’s linchpin doesn’t apply to individual employees
A federal judge in Florida dismissed the class action accusing law firm Butler & Hosch PA and its founder, Robert Hosch, of violating federal law by failing to give proper notice to employees before enacting layoffs. It's not the only lawsuit, but it's one of the biggest ones with the most damning allegations so far.
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Ocwen, Assurant to pay $140 million to settle force-placed insurance suit

Class-action suit accused Ocwen of artificially inflating costs
Ocwen Financial and Assurant agreed to pay $140 million to settle a massive class-action lawsuit, which accused Ocwen of artificially inflating the cost of force-placed insurance in exchange for kickbacks from Assurant. The settlement agreement, which is awaiting final approval from federal court in Florida, resolves claims of 399,843 homeowners who allege they were overcharged for insurance.
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