Property owners who were forced or coerced by their mortgage company or bank into purchasing excess flood insurance may have legal recourse to seek compensation for the high costs of these policies. Allegedly, certain banks and mortgage companies have been force-placing expensive, and often unnecessary, flood insurance policies on property owners, many of whom already meet the insurance coverage requirements of the National Flood Insurance program. Furthermore, lawsuits for bank flood insurance complaints have claimed that these companies may be receiving kickbacks or commissions when they purchase these additional or excessive policies, the cost of which is added to the homeowner's monthly mortgage payments, deducted from the home equity account or otherwise expensed to the borrower.
If your mortgage company or bank force placed an excessive flood insurance policy on your property, you may be able to file a claim seeking financial compensation. To find out if you are eligible, complete our free, no obligation case review form today with details of your mortgage company flood insurance complaints.
Consumers may be eligible for a force placed flood insurance lawsuit if their bank or mortgage company forced or coerced them into:
Currently, the attorneys are looking to hear from any borrower who believes they were subjected to unfair force placed insurance practices. They are investigating the practices of numerous banks and financial service companies, including, but not limited to the following:
If you took out a loan from M&T Bank, Fifth Third, Dovenmuhle, Provident Funding, Flagstar or Capital One, you may still have legal recourse if you were subjected to unlawful practices in regard to force placed flood insurance.
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