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Fidelity National Title Insurance

Class Action Against Fidelity National Title Company’s Congress Title Division Settled

Summary of Case and Settlement: SFMS has settled a class action against Fidelity National Title Company’s Congress Title Division (“Fidelity”) in Superior Court of New Jersey, Gloucester County. The action alleged that Fidelity collected certain fees at settlements from consumers and did not perform the corresponding service, in violation of New Jersey law. Under the terms of the settlement, all class members from whom fees were collected and no service was performed were eligible to receive a full refund of the fees collected. In addition, Fidelity agreed to modify its practice with respect to the imposition, collection and disposition of the fees at issue.  
 
On December 21, 2004, The Honorable Martin A. Herman entered an Order granting final approval of the settlement of this class action suit. The parties’ Settlement Agreement is available for review by clicking on the “Settlement Agreement” link below, and provides even more detail about the terms of the settlement of this class action suit.  
 
If you have any questions regarding this case or the parties' settlement, you should contact Lead Counsel at the following telephone number and e-mail address: James C. Shah (877-891-9880; jshah@sfmslaw.com), or click on the "More Information" link below.

More Information: If you would like to receive additional information on the settlement, please click here.

Settlement Information

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