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Amica Mutual Insurance Diminished Vehicle Value Washington Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Amica Mutual Insurance Company and Amica Property and Casualty Insurance companies are settling a class action about its uninsured or underinsured motorist property damage (UMPD) payouts. When automobiles are in an accident that damages their bodies or structural systems, they cannot always be repaired to the condition they were in before the accident, causing them to suffer diminished value. The complaint alleged that Amica did not pay or pay enough for this type of loss under its Washington insurance UMPD coverage and thereby breached its insurance contracts.

Docket Number:

20-2-05690-7

Company: Amica Mutual Insurance Company

Filing Deadline: March 7, 2022

Objection Deadline: December 22, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: December 22, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: January 21, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if Amica Mutual Insurance Company paid to have your insured motor vehicle repaired under the UMPD provision of your Amica Mutual Insurance Company policy issued in Washington, and
- The repair estimate for your vehicle, including supplements, came to at least $1,000, and
- Your vehicle was no more than six years old (model year plus five) and had less than 90,000 miles on it at the time of the accident, and
- It suffered structural/frame damage and/or deformed sheet metal and/or required body or paint work.
You are not eligible if, at the time of the accident, (1) your vehicle was leased, (2) your vehicle was declared a total loss, or (3) the covered accident occurred before March 23, 2014.

Typical Settlement Amount:

If you are eligible, you will receive a portion of the net settlement fund, according to a plan of allocation. Payouts are likely to be around $550 per class member. Not all people who received a Notice to be eligible for a payment.

Total Settlement Amount: $484,800

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$7,500

Law Firms:
Law Office of Scott P. Nealey
Law Offices of Stephen M. Hansen PS

Claim Form: Amica Mutual Insurance Diminished Value Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: BRUNSWICK v. AMICA MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY

Settlement Website: Amica Mutual Insurance Diminished Value Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
CPT Group, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Brunswick v. Amica Mutual Insurance Company
Settlement Administrator
c/o CPT Group, Inc
50 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA 92606
AmicaSettlement@cptgroup.com
888-617-1631

Tags: Auto Insurance, Diminished Value, Incomplete payment of benefits due, Insurance