Settlement Structure: Claims Made
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:
This settlement resolves a class action against Avis Budget Car Rentals, LLC and Budget Rent A Car System, Inc., alleging they breached their rental contracts by not purchasing a $1 million supplemental liability insurance policy from ACE American Insurance Co. for individuals who are not US citizens and who rented a vehicle in Florida on a prepaid voucher. The complaint alleged the companies had agreed to purchase the supplemental insurance but did not do so.Docket Number:
Company: Avis Budget Car Rentals, LLC
Filing Deadline: January 20, 2023
Class Period: June 12, 2008 to December 31, 2015
Objection Deadline: November 5, 2022
Final Approval Hearing: November 10, 2022Proof of Purchase:
You do not have to provide proof, but you must provide your rental agreement or reservation number.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are an individual (1) who rented an Avis or Budget vehicle in Florida between June 12, 2008 and December 31, 2015, pursuant to a prepaid voucher, and (2) whose rental receipt contained the notation “SLI .00/Day Accepted” or “ALI .00/Day Accepted.”
Not included in the class are all such renters who have been involved in accidents and who have outstanding claims for liability or uninsured/underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage, and all such renters whose UIM claims have been paid by Avis Budget.Typical Settlement Amount:
Payment of at least $6.51 per rental per day, plus prejudgment interest. Average claim estimated at $87.32 plus interest, although each individual claim will depend on the length of your rental.
Total Settlement Amount: $33,956,613Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Christopher J. Lynch, PA, Hunter & Lynch Attorneys at Law
Claim Form: Venerus Car Rental Insurance Claim Form
Case Name: Venerus v. Avis Budget Car Rental, LLC et al.
Settlement Website: Venerus Car Rental Insurance Website
Venerus, et. al. v. Avis Budget, et al.
c/o Settlement Administrator
1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19102