Farmers Insurance UM/UIM Insurance Ohio 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:

Farmers Insurance of Columbus, Inc. and Mid-Century Insurance Company are settling a class action about the payment of uninsured/under-insured motorist on more than one car in a household. The complaint alleged that these payments were prohibited by Ohio law and that Farmers and Mid-Century should not have accepted them.

Docket Number:

CV-09-688770

Company: Farmers Insurance of Columbus Inc.

Filing Deadline: October 14, 2019

Class Period: October 1, 1994 to September 30, 1997

Objection Deadline: October 14, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: November 13, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

Farmers’ records will be used to verify claims.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you were a policyholder with Farmers or Mid-Century and, between October 1994 and September 1997, while living in Ohio, you paid for more than one premium to have uninsured motorist and underinsured motorist coverage on more than one car in a household.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Eligible class members will receive 150% of the premiums paid for the extra UM/UIM coverage, provided they own the right to receive the settlement compensation. Only one payment may be made per household.

Total Settlement Amount: Up to $7,200,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$20,000

Law Firms:
Bonezzi Switzer Polito & Hupp Co. LPA
Dworken & Bernstein Co. LPA

Claim Form: Farmers Insurance UM/UIM Insurance Ohio Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Bowen v. Farmers Insurance of Columbus, Inc.

Settlement Website: Farmers Insurance UM/UIM Insurance Ohio Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Rust Consulting

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Bowen v. Farmers
c/o Rust Consulting Inc. – 6555
PO Box 88
Minneapolis, MN 55440-0088

Tags: Auto Insurance, Charges Not Permitted by Law, Excessive Fees, Insurance