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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Airbnb Covid-19 Cancellation Fees Owed to Hosts Class Action

This class action is another related to Covid-19 cancellations, with a bit of a twist. Airbnb, Inc. and Airbnb Payments, Inc. announced they would allow Guests to cancel reservations without penalty. But the complaint claims that this harmed Hosts, who had their own cancellation policies. That’s not all. The complaint claims that Airbnb did not  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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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 Auto P&C Depreciation of Labor on MI, TN, KY, or OH Claims Class Action

State Auto Property and Casualty (P&C) Company offers personal and commercial lines of property insurance. According to the complaint for this class action, when calculating property loss or damage payouts, it depreciates non-material items, such as labor, something the complaint claims is improper.  Read more

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Cigna, Viant Conspiracy to Negotiate Insurance Payments Class Action

Behavioral health problems, such as drug or alcohol addiction, can be difficult and expensive to treat. In this class action, the complaint alleges that Cigna Behavioral Health, Inc. and Viant, Inc. have “systematically undervalued and underpaid” claims, requiring insureds to pay excessive out-of-pocket charges.  Read more

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