Progressive Car Insurance Total Loss Valuation Class Action

According to the complaint for this class action, in figuring the value of total loss vehicles, Progressive Corporation uses a system (WCTL) licensed by Mitchell International that results in a lower valuation and a lower payout. WCTL claims to provide valuations based on purportedly comparable vehicle information and objective loss vehicle data provided by Progressive  Read more

Washington Encompass Insurance Diminished Value Payout Settlement

Encompass Insurance has agreed to a settlement in a case alleging that it did not take all damage into account with accident payouts. The complaint claims that when certain cars have damage to their structural systems and bodies, they can never be returned to their pre-accident condition, and that this damage causes a diminishment in  Read more

Wells Fargo Fraudulently Force-Placed CPI Auto Insurance Class Action

When plaintiff Paul Hancock bought a vehicle in Februrary 2016, the complaint for this class action says, he financed it with a loan from Wells Fargo and purchased an auto insurance policy through Allstate. However, in May 2016, the complaint says, Wells Fargo force-placed an insurance policy on his vehicle and charged him $598 for  Read more

USAA Sales Tax Payment on Totaled Cars Settlement

USAA has settled a class action alleging that, when its auto insurance companies calculated Actual Cash Value payment amounts on totaled cars, they sometimes did not properly figure in the sales tax. Actual Cash Value payments are based on the estimated amount it would cost at the time to buy a comparable vehicle, minus any  Read more

Allstate Washington Med Pay/PIP Insurance Class Action Settlement

This agreement settles a class action alleging that Allstate and its companies violated Washington state law by failing to pay medical expenses and benefits, due to policy holders and providers under the Med Pay or PIP coverages in its policies, because of Allstate’s use of a computerized bill review process in the adjustment of claims.  Read more

Texas Farmers Auto Insurance FSPA Class Action Lawsuit

This class action lawsuit claims that Farmers Texas County Mutual Insurance Company (Farmers Texas) offered the “Farmers Smart Plan Auto” (FSPA) to new customers while hiding the plan to current and loyal customers that were stuck in plans that charged significantly higher premiums.  Read more

Toyota GAP Coverage Class Action Lawsuit

This class action lawsuit claims that Toyota has engaged in a practice of refusing to wave the full amount of the “gap” on vehicles, despite the terms of the GAP contracts.  Read more

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Safeco Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage Settlement

Safeco Insurance Company of America was sued in relation to its uninsured/underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) coverage. The class action alleges that the forms use to select or reject such coverage during the class period were invalid, that policies should be reformed, and that persons insured under them who had accidents should have their claims adjusted.  Read more