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Travelers Auto Insurance Rental ETE Coverage Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Travelers Insurance Company and a long list of its affiliates are settling a class action alleging they breached their policies regarding rentals of temporary replacement vehicles after a total loss. The complaint alleged they improperly limited the time for extended transportation expense (ETE) benefits to less than thirty days.

Docket Number:

17-CV-784

Company: Travelers Home and Marine Insurance Company

Filing Deadline: May 27, 2022

Class Period: January 16, 2011 to May 27, 2022

Objection Deadline: May 27, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: May 27, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: June 9, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to provide proof.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a Pennsylvania first party total loss vehicle claimant under private passenger auto policies issued by one of the settle defendants in Pennsylvania, with a date of loss between January 16, 2011 and May 27, 2021, and you were paid for 1-30 days under auto rental reimbursement extended transportation expenses coverage.

Note that the original deadline for claims forms, exclusions, and objections was March 25, 2022. However, if you received a Second Notice for this settlement, stating there had been a mailing error, you are part of Group II and your deadline is May 27, 2022.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: Single payment of from $30 to $300, depending on the number of days the insurance company paid for your ETE benefit. (From 1 to 8 days, $300; 9-15 days, $200; 16-25 days, $75; 26-30 days, $30.) Not everyone who received a Notice of this settlement is eligible for a payment.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$20,000

Law Firms:
Locks Law Firm LLC
Richard M. Ochroch & Associates, PC

Claim Form: Travelers Insurance ETE Coverage Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Stechert v. The Travelers Home and Marine Ins. Co., et al.

Settlement Website: Travelers Insurance ETE Coverage Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Epiq Class Action & Claims Solutions, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Stechert v. The Travelers Home and Marine Ins. Co.
P.O. Box 6546
Portland, OR 97228-6546
855-866-8960

Tags: Auto Insurance, Insurance, Rental Vehicle Benefits