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Home Warranty Lawsuit Goes to the New Jersey Supreme Court

Home Warranty Lawsuit Goes to the New Jersey Supreme Court December 14, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Trenton, NJ: Plaintiffs who bring home warranty lawsuits against home warranty companies commonly assert allegations of shoddy workmanship, delays or denials of claims. However in this case, the plaintiff alleged violations to New Jersey’s Consumer Fraud Act and Truth in Consumer Contract, Warrant and Notice Act with regard to a contract that was allegedly misleading in stated coverage periods, amongst other claims.
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Canadian Couple’s Fight against Home Warranty Insurance a Full Time Job

Canadian Couple’s Fight against Home Warranty Insurance a Full Time Job November 8, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Coquitlam, BC: The machinations and frustrations experienced by homeowners dealing with home warranty insurance is reflected in the dealings of one Canadian couple who told Global News last year that success with a home warranty provider appears to hinge on the capacity for a homeowner to push the envelope and make noise – through a home warranty lawsuit perhaps, or otherwise – in order to have any success with a claim.
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Long-Suffering Homeowners Hoping to Pursue Home Warranty Lawsuit

Long-Suffering Homeowners Hoping to Pursue Home Warranty Lawsuit October 8, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Wilmington, DE: It’s been a long wait for prospective plaintiffs with home defect issues dating back to as far back as 1999. With a formal request Wednesday to a Delaware bankruptcy court to lift a litigation stay in a long-running Chapter 7 bankruptcy involving builder WL Homes LLC (WL), the plaintiffs hope to launch a home warranty lawsuit and pursue compensation from the builder’s insurance provider.
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Persistence Pays Off for Chapel Hill Extended Warranty Plaintiffs

Persistence Pays Off for Chapel Hill Extended Warranty Plaintiffs February 17, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Chapel Hill, NC A couple from Chapel Hill who brought a Home Warranty Lawsuit against the contractor and a supplier of their custom-built home encountered a few setbacks in their litigation. But they stuck with it and late last year were rewarded with a partial victory by the North Carolina Supreme Court.
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Home Warranty Insurance and the Manufactured Home

Home Warranty Insurance and the Manufactured Home November 23, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC It’s an extended warranty question that was bound to come up sometime and begs to be asked: when we have a conversation about home warranty insurance, where are the jurisdictional parameters when it comes to manufactured homes? Not mobile homes or trailers per se, but large buildings complete with front porches and the like.
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Home Warranty Complaints Top Popular Online Resource

Home Warranty Complaints Top Popular Online Resource October 28, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Toronto, ON Most people know Angie’s List as a straight-up and popular resource for getting the scoop on service providers: which ones are good, and those you may want to avoid based on member reviews and other criteria. And members have a lot to say about home warranty insurance.
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New Jersey Sues Home Warranty Insurance Provider

New Jersey Sues Home Warranty Insurance Provider September 19, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Edison, NJ While the insurance industry may tell you they suffer from a bum rap from consumers who constantly complain about claim denials, the existence of so many examples to the contrary suggesting a reputation for serial denials after happily collecting premiums is more than just a perception. Home warranty insurance is one sector where many examples of this can be found.
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Plaintiff’s Home Warranty Insurance Win Overturned by State Supreme Court

Plaintiff’s Home Warranty Insurance Win Overturned by State Supreme Court August 24, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Philadelphia, PA For most homeowners purchasing a new structure from a builder, home warranty insurance is a must to protect the purchaser from defects in construction or structural integrity not readily apparent when the new owners take occupation. Various home warranty companies vend coverage that kicks in after the initial warranty period from the original builder expires, for additional coverage. Various plaintiffs have sued home warranty companies after various providers exhibited bad faith and reneged on their commitment to the policyholder.
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Lawsuits and Consumer Reporters Fight Home Warranty Companies

Lawsuits and Consumer Reporters Fight Home Warranty Companies July 24, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
Las Vegas, NV Lawsuits may be the go-to to ensure companies uphold their end of a bargain, but consumer reporters are also being asked to help consumers deal with home warranty companies. Sometimes, those consumer reporters uncover a great deal of information about home warranty companies and how they operate. In other cases, a home warranty lawsuit may be filed to ensure the consumer’s rights are protected.
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Hillside Home Appears to Be Sloping Downward, Owners Sue Contractor, Insurer

Hillside Home Appears to Be Sloping Downward, Owners Sue Contractor, Insurer June 29, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Asotin, ID As a prospective homeowner, you trust the qualifications of your contractor with the expert construction of your home. This is especially true if the nature of your construction is a bit more complicated than merely plunking a bungalow down on a piece of flat real estate. It is the more unique construction projects, such as building into the side of a hill that warrants home warranty insurance after the fact.
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