Merrill Lynch Credit Corp. Forced Placed Flood Insurance Complaints Under Investigation

(, December 14, 2011 ) New York, NY - Class is investigating whether property owners who took out a mortgage loan from Merrill Lynch Credit Corp. were forced or coerced into purchasing or maintaining an excessive flood insurance policy. Allegedly, certain mortgage companies have been engaging in potentially illegal practices in regard to forced placed flood insurance policies, forcing homeowners to pay costly premiums for coverage that is unnecessary or excessive. If Merrill Lynch Credit Corp. forced placed an excessive flood insurance policy on your property, Class would like to hear from you. Visit to find out if you can seek compensation for the costly premiums paid out for this coverage.

While Merrill Lynch Credit Corp. has not yet been named among the banks allegedly engaging in unfair forced placed flood insurance practices, those borrowing from this establishment may have grievances similar to those expressed in forced placed flood insurance suits. Potentially, a mortgage holder may be able to participate in a flood insurance lawsuit against Merrill Lynch Credit Corp. or any mortgage company if they were forced or coerced into any of the following: buying a second flood insurance policy even though they were covered by an existing policy through a condo association or otherwise; purchasing or maintaining more coverage than what was required under their mortgage agreements; paying for forced placed flood coverage after an acceptable policy was refused; or buying flood insurance coverage in excess of what is required by the law. Allegedly, some of the banks accused of force placing excessive flood insurance policies received kickbacks or commissions for their purchases, the cost of which was expensed to the borrower.

Several forced placed flood insurance lawsuits have already been filed on behalf of property owners who were coerced or forced into carrying additional, unnecessary or excessive coverage. Merrill Lynch Credit Corp. has not been named among these suits, but it is believed that they may have employed similar practices. To learn more about the legal rights which may be available to borrowers who had an excessive flood insurance policy forced placed on their property, visit Class where visitors can request a free online case review. Class remains committed to protecting the rights of consumers.

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