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Geico Total Loss Actual Cash Value Taxes California Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against GEICO General Insurance Company, Government Employees Insurance Company, GEICO Casualty Company, and GEICO Indemnity Company. The complaints alleged that the companies breached their contracts by failing to pay the full actual cash value on first-party, total-loss vehicle claims to California insureds who submitted physical damage claims during the  Read more

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Progressive Universal “Projected Sold Adjustments” Nebraska Class Action

When a vehicle is totaled in an accident, the insurance company must calculate the vehicle’s actual cash value (ACV) in order to determine the payout. The complaint for this class action alleges that Progressive Universal Insurance Company “systematically thumbs the scale” in its own favor by applying something called a Projected Sold Adjustment that the  Read more

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Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Manipulation of Xactimate Class Action

This class action, brought against Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company, concerns the calculation of actual cash value (ACV) for structural damage to buildings. The complaint alleges that, when figuring ACV payments for claims, Liberty Mutual subtracts depreciation from labor costs, when it should not.  Read more

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Erie Insurance Nonmaterial Depreciation Ohio Settlement

Erie Insurance Company and Erie Insurance Exchange are settling a class action alleging that they improperly subtracted depreciation from costs of labor and other nonmaterial items on some homeowners’ insurance claims in Ohio.  Read more

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Progressive Direct “Projected Sold Adjustments” Oklahoma Class Action

Progressive Direct Insurance Company uses a third-party vendor, Mitchell International, Inc., to help it determine the actual cash value (ACV) of vehicles that are totaled. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Progressive “systematically thumbs the scale” by applying Projected Sold Adjustments to the valuations of the vehicles, in order to reduce the  Read more

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Progressive Direct Projected Sold Adjustments to ACVs Kentucky Class Action

When a vehicle is totaled in an accident, the insurance company must determine its actual cash value (ACV) in order to make a payout to the insured. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Progressive Direct Insurance Company unfairly reduces its payouts by taking the valuations provided by its vendor, Mitchell International, Inc.,  Read more

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Centene Ambetter Health Insurance Plans Performance RICO Class Action

Ambetter health insurance plans are sold on the exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This class action brings suit against those who provide the plans, including Centene Corporation, Centene Management Company, LLC, and Celtic Insurance Company, alleging they sell fraudulent health insurance policies and bringing suit under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations  Read more

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GEICO Underpayment of PIP Providers Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action about payouts for personal injury protection (PIP) insurance in Florida, against GEICO General Insurance Company, GEICO Indemnity Company, GEICO Casualty Company, and Government Employees Insurance Company. The complaint alleged that GEICO improperly interpreted the term “Billed Amount” in policy language and therefore underpaid providers and therefore only paid 80%  Read more

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Twin City Fire Insurance Projected Sold Adjustments Missouri Class Action

When an insurance company deems repair of a damaged vehicle to be impossible or not cost-effective, it may declare the vehicle to be a total loss and choose to pay the insured the vehicle’s actual cash value (ACV). However, the complaint for this class action claims that Twin City Fire Insurance Company unfairly reduces these  Read more

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Colonial Life & Accident Oral Chemotherapy Benefits Class Action

Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company offers a cancer insurance policy that covers “oral chemotherapy” drugs—but what exactly does it pay for? The complaint alleges that a sentence in the policy is at issue: “the cost of the prescription for the day you have the prescription filled, up to the amount shown in the Schedule  Read more

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