The Abney class action lawsuit is in the jurisdiction of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Southern Division and is case number 2:09-cv-01018-RDP. The case revolves around claims that Abney violated Section 8 of RESPA, 12 U.S.C. § 2607, through its compensation of real estate brokers. If you or someone you know had a home service Contract with American Home Shield or any of its affiliates in connection with the purchase or sale of a home in a real estate transaction subject to RESPA between 05-27-08 to 03-04-11 you might be a class member of this lawsuit. The fairness hearing in the case will conclude at Courtroom 7A, Hugo L. Black United States Courthouse, 1729 5th Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama 35203. Potential class members will be notified by mail (postcard) when claim filing period opens up.
Thomas S. Abney and Jennifer Abney v. American Home Shield Corporation was filed on May 26, 2009 and the defendant has vigorously denied and continues to deny any wrong doing in the case. If you are a Class Member and you want to appear at the Fairness Hearing, you must file a written Statement of Appearance with the Court at the address below and also send a copy of the Statement of Appearance by hand-delivery, by mail, or by facsimile to each of the following attorneys: Clerk of Court United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama1729 Fifth Avenue NorthBirmingham, Alabama 35203D.