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:
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:
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, 2019Proof 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 $7,200,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Bonezzi Switzer Polito & Hupp Co. LPA
Dworken & Bernstein Co. LPA
Case Name: Bowen v. Farmers Insurance of Columbus, Inc.
Settlement Website: Farmers Insurance UM/UIM Insurance Ohio Settlement Website
Bowen v. Farmers
c/o Rust Consulting Inc. – 6555
PO Box 88
Minneapolis, MN 55440-0088