Force placed insurance settlement reached by Assurant and J.P. Morgan Chase

Force placed insurance

The agreement that has been reached will require a payment of a total of $300 million to resolve the allegations. Assurant Inc. and J.P. Morgan Chase have now agreed to a settlement in a class action suit against them that will cause them to pay $300 million in order to resolve the allegations against them regarding force placed insurance selling. The claims against the companies had to do with a special type of homeowners coverage applied on behalf of the policyholders. The settlement that has been proposed is among the…

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Force placed insurance penalties to be paid by Assurant

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The amount that the company will be paying will come to an estimated $14 million. Assurant Inc., the largest provider of force placed insurance in the United States, is now facing voluntary penalties of $14 million, following the outcome of an investigation that called the company’s practices into question. This is one of the latest of several similar penalties being faced by insurers with similar practices. Force placed insurance is a completely normal and legal form of coverage in the United States, and is purchased on behalf of a homeowner…

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Force placed insurance sales information released by Assurant following inquiry

Forced Placed Insurance

The Securities and Exchange Commission has put the pressure on the company to release these details. Assurant Inc. is currently under review regarding whether or not it has been overcharging for force placed insurance purchased on behalf of some homeowners, and has broadened its disclosure regarding the profits this activity has generated, following an inquiry by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to the insurer’s data, this coverage represented 89 percent of the specialty property profits in Q1 and Q2. Throughout the first half of the year, the company…

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