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  • Chief Justice launches report on litigation funding and class actions
    01/31/2020 | Irish Legal News

    Kirby McInerney Partner Meghan Summers recently presented a report before the Chief Justice of Ireland. The report, which Ms. Summers co-authored, focuses on how class actions could be implemented in Ireland.

  • Class-action lawsuit seeks damages for county ‘discriminatory conduct’ in tax assesment
    02/20/2019 | The Island Now

    Three Nassau residents have filed a class-action lawsuit against the county on behalf of non-white property owners who they contend were forced to bear the property tax burden of wealthier, white communities due to county policies beginning in 2010.  Kirby McInerney represents the plaintiffs.

  • Force-Placed Suit Against GMAC May Proceed, Judge Rules
    10/01/2013 |

    A lawsuit that accused GMAC Mortgage of taking kickbacks and overcharging homeowners on force-placed insurance policies has survived a motion to dismiss. GMAC’s mortgage unit will have to face a class action brought by homeowners whose properties it serviced, a U.S. District Court judge for the Southern District of New York ruled Monday.

  • GMAC Force-Placed Insurance Class Action Gets Judge’s OK
    09/30/2013 | Law360

    A New York federal judge on Monday upheld a racketeering class action targeting kickbacks Balboa Insurance Co. allegedly paid to GMAC Mortgage LLC for force-placing hazard insurance policies, saying the lender may have gouged borrowers when demanding reimbursement for coverage.