Natural Disaster Insurance Payout Investigation

Did your home or business suffer damage in a natural disaster—a hurricane, tornado, flood, or fire? Do you feel that you’ve received proper assessments and compensation from your insurer?  In recent years, natural disasters seem to have become more extreme, and they are often exacerbated by conditions that the average person has no control over—failing  Read more

House Damaged in Hurricane Harvey

Progressive Insurance Co. Termination of PIP Benefits WA Class Action

Automobile insurance policies offer personal injury protection (PIP) benefits for persons who are injured in auto accidents, whether it’s the insured person or a third party. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Progressive Insurance Company terminated benefits unfairly for each of the plaintiffs because it claimed that they had reached the maximum  Read more

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Health Net Inadequate Substance Abuse Network Class Action

Plaintiff Kathleen Steinley’s family was insured with Health Net, Inc. But when she had to find a behavioral health and substance use disorder (BH/SUD) facility to treat her son upon his release from an acute psychiatric facility, she was unable to find one that would or could work with her insurance. The complaint for this  Read more

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Allstate Depreciated Labor Costs in Figuring Claims Class Action

When a tree fell on Donald Brasher’s manufactured home in a wind- and hailstorm in November 2014, it damaged his roof, fence, and bathroom. Brasher had an insurance policy with Allstate Indemnity Company, but according to the complaint for this class action, the company insisted on depreciating labor costs on the property, lowering costs so  Read more

Drawing of Tree Fallen on House

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

Progressive Northern Insurance Co. Underpayment for Total Loss Class Action

Oklahoma plaintiff Rachel Curtis totaled her car on July 4, 2017. Since the car had only 67,000 miles on it, the complaint for this class action alleges that Progressive Northern Insurance Company’s payout was too low. The complaint alleges that the company uses the Mitchell WorkCenter program, which consistently undervalues vehicles, and that Progressive adds  Read more

Geico Automobile Insurance Policy Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Florida Class Action

During 2013, plaintiff Marlene Williams was in a car accident and was treated for her injuries at Coastal Wellness Centers, Inc. To pay for these treatments, the complaint for this class action says, she assigned the PIP benefits of her Geico car insurance policy to Coastal. Coastal submitted the claim, which bore the medical code  Read more

Government Employees Insurance Co. PIP 2% Reduced Reimbursement Florida Class Action

In 2014, Valerie Maddox was in a car accident. She got treatment at the Tower Health Center, Inc. and assigned the company her PIP insurance benefits for the accident under her Government Employees Insurance Company automobile insurance policy, according to the complaint for this class action. Yet when Tower applied for reimbursement from the company,  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

Travelers Washington Auto Insurance Accident Payout Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action alleging that when certain cars sustain enough damage to their structures and bodies, they can no longer be repaired to their pre-accident condition and thereafter have diminished value. The complaint claimed that various Travelers insurance companies did not pay out enough to cover this loss of value under their  Read more