Infinity Indemnity Insurance Payments to Providers After Accidents Florida Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against the Infinity group of insurance companies, including Infinity Indemnity Insurance Company, Infinity Auto Insurance Company, Infinity Assurance Insurance Company, Alpha Property & Casualty Insurance Company, Unitrin Direct Property & Casualty Company, and Merastar Insurance Company. The complaint alleged that the companies underpaid Florida insureds and their providers for  Read more

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Commerce West Insurance Payment for Auto Structural Damage Washington Settlement

Commerce West Insurance Company is paying nearly $400,000 to settle a class action alleging that it made insufficient payouts to some of its policyholders after accidents under its uninsured or underinsured motorist property damage provisions. The complaint alleged that the company did not compensate policyholders for the diminished value of their vehicles when they suffered  Read more

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State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance Improper Subrogation Montana Class Action

Subrogation occurs when one party takes over another’s rights to collect a debt or damages. It can occur, as in this case, when an insurance company takes over the rights to collect damages after an accident. The complaint for this class action alleges that State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and State Farm Fire and  Read more

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Allstate Higher Prices for Loyal Customers Texas Class Action

We expect companies to appreciate long-term customers, perhaps even give them special consideration in some way. But this class action alleges that the Allstate Corporation does the opposite with its auto insurance customers. The complaint claims that Allstate maintains two schemes for charging different rates to policyholders for what are materially the same policies.  Read more

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State Farm Fire and Casualty PIP Benefits Kentucky Class Action

Insurance companies lose money when they pay claims, but they must follow the law if they want to deny payouts to insureds. The complaint for this class action alleges that State Farm Fire and Casualty Company violated the Kentucky Motor Vehicle Reparations Act (MVRA) when it failed to pay certain claims.  Read more

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Shelter Mutual Conditioning of Auto Insurance Benefits Class Action

On what bases can insurance companies delay payment of claims? In this class action, the complaint alleges Shelter Mutual Insurance Company refused to pay personal injury protection (PIP) or other medical benefits to insureds until the insureds provided information showing whether they are entitled to Medicare or Medicaid or not.  Read more

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Shelter Mutual Conditioning of Auto Insurance Benefits Class Action

On what bases can insurance companies delay payment of claims? In this class action, the complaint alleges Shelter Mutual Insurance Company refused to pay personal injury protection (PIP) or other medical benefits to insureds until the insureds provided information showing whether they are entitled to Medicare or Medicaid or not.  Read more

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Progressive Insurance Denial of PIP Benefits Kentucky Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that Progressive Direct Insurance Company and Progressive Casualty Insurance Company unlawfully “rely[] upon paper reviews as a basis to reduce and deny owed personal injury protection benefits to their insureds.” This, the complaint says, is against Kentucky’s Motor Vehicle Reparations Act (MVRA).  Read more

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American Family Insurance Vehicle Actual Cash Value Class Action

When an insured passenger vehicle is declared a total loss, the insurance company will pay the owner or lessee the actual cash value (ACV) of the vehicle. The complaint for this class action alleges that American Family Insurance Company does not properly calculate the ACV, because it does not include the sales tax, title transfer  Read more

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Progressive Direct Impermissible Deductions from ACV Washington Class Action

How should an insurance company calculate the actual cash value (ACV) of a vehicle it declares a total loss? Progressive Direct Auto Insurance Company does it incorrectly, alleges the complaint for this class action, taking “unsupported, impermissible and unverifiable” adjustments, which are always deductions, from the price of comparable vehicles.  Read more

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