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Embattled servicer Ocwen is facing still more legal woes, this time over automated calling.

Consumers have requested a preliminary injunction against the company for the way it uses automated dialing to call their cell phones, according to a Reuters report. US District Judge Matthew Kennelly said on Wednesday that he might grant “at least some” of the plaintiffs’ requests, but he wants more information from Ocwen about the costs and feasibility of granting the injunction.

Of course, that’s just the tip of the legal iceberg for the servicer at the moment. Last wee...

Even as Wells Fargo was reeling from a major scandal in its consumer bank last year, officials in the company’s mortgage business were putting through unauthorized changes to home loans held by customers in bankruptcy, a new class action and other lawsuits contend.

The changes, which surprised the customers, typically lowered their monthly loan payments, which would seem to benefit borrowers, particularly those in bankruptcy.

But deep in the details was this fact: Wells Fargo’s changes would extend the terms of borrowers’ loans by decades, meaning they would have mon...

In a move that could impact life-or-death deliberations of millions of Americans, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield affiliates throughout the country are implementing tough new guidelines for determining whether to cover emergency room visits by their policyholders. 

With the cost of hospital emergency room services ballooning and many uninsured or poor people turning to ER’s for routine medical care, Blue Cross and Blue Shield affiliates in at least four states – New York, Missouri, Kentucky, and Georgia – are adopting new policies that would cover only emergency r...

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