Grange Insurance Companies Sales Tax, Fees on ACV Settlement

A settlement has been reached in a class action against Grange Indemnity Insurance Company, Grange Insurance Company (formerly, Grange Mutual Casualty Company), Grange Property and Casualty, and Trustgard Insurance Company. The class action alleged that the companies did not pay insureds who submitted physical damage claims the full actual cash value (ACV) of totaled vehicles.  Read more

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USAA General Indemnity CRA Improperly Paid to Lienholder Class Action

This class action addresses the issue of Car Replacement Assistance (CRA) on vehicles that were total losses that are insured by USAA General Indemnity Company. The complaint alleges that USAA pays CRA amounts to those who hold liens on the totaled vehicles and that this is improper.  Read more

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State Farm Mutual Total Loss Transfer Fees Delaware Class Action

Recent class actions have raised the question of what the actual cash value (ACV) for a totaled vehicle should include. This one contends that State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company should include transfer fees in its ACV payments. The transfer fees, it claims, include a tag fee, a document fee, and a title fee, because  Read more

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Geico Indemnity ACV Sales Tax on Leased Vehicles California Class Action

In recent years, a number of class actions have taken up the question of what insurance companies must include in their payouts of the actual cash value (ACV) for total losses of vehicles. This complaint says that Geico Indemnity Company does pay sales taxes for total losses of owned or financed vehicles. What Geico does  Read more

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Amica Mutual Insurance Total Loss Title and Registration Fees Florida Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Amica Property and Casualty Company about its insurance payouts for vehicles that are declared total losses. The complaint alleged that the payouts should have included $79.85 in title and registration fees to the amounts paid out for the actual cash value of vehicles declared total losses.  Read more

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Geico Auto Insurance Windfalls and Premiums Illinois Class Action

Should auto accident figures and payouts bear a direct relationship to the amount drivers pay in auto insurance premiums? The complaint alleges that the Covid-19 pandemic has led less driving and thus fewer accidents, so that Geico Casualty Company, Geico Indemnity Company, and Geico General Insurance Company should be lowering rates or issuing refunds to  Read more

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Allstate and Encompass PIP Claim Florida Settlement

A group of Allstate- and Encompass-affiliated insurers have agreed to a settlement in a Florida class action alleging they underpaid PIP claims for medical services under Florida auto policies. The companies include Allstate Insurance Company, Allstate Indemnity Company, Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Company, Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Company, Encompass Indemnity Company, Encompass Floridian  Read more

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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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