Falls Lake National Insurance No Payout for Covid-19 Closures Class Action

At the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses around the country were forced to close their doors for a time to avoid spreading the disease. But many of them are finding that their insurance carriers are unwilling to pay for these interruptions of business. The complaint for this class action alleges that Falls Lake National  Read more

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State Farm Mutual No Election of Lower Coverage Pennsylvania Class Action

When a new vehicle is added to an existing insurance policy, does the insurance company need to get a new election of lower uninsured or underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage than the state requires? The complaint for this class action says it does, and brings suit against State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company for reducing coverage  Read more

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Unified Life Insurance Claims Underpayment Settlement

Unified Life Insurance Company is paying more than $10 million to settle a class action alleging it underpaid insureds’ claims under short-term medical insurance policies issued between 2014 and 2017. The complaint alleged that the underpayments occurred because of the use of Data iSight, and that the claims were below the level of payment required  Read more

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State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance “Typical Negotiation Adjustment” Class Action

If your car is totaled in an accident, how does your insurance company calculate its payout of the actual cash value (ACV)? The complaint for this class action alleges State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company has its vendor determine the price of comparable vehicles, then subtracts what the complaint calls “an arbitrary and baseless flat-rate  Read more

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Auto Insurance Group Good Driver Discounts California Class Action

In California, drivers may qualify for a Good Driver Discount (GDD) policy with lower rates. This class action brings suit against eight insurance companies of Nationwide Corp. Group for their GDD policy prices. The complaint alleges they offered GDD policies at higher rates than the lowest rate of any company within its common-ownership group, in  Read more

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Auto-Owners Insurance Higher Property Valuation for Lower Payout Class Action

On May 18, 2019, Mason’s Automotive Collision Center was damaged by a tornado. Mason’s was insured by Auto-Owners Insurance Company under a policy that does not cover damage to the building’s foundation. However, the complaint for this class action alleges Auto-Owners includes the cost of foundation repair “as part of a scheme to reduce the  Read more

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State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance Sales Tax on Total Losses California Class Action

When an insurance company pays you the actual cash value (ACV) of a totaled vehicle, what is included in that amount? The complaint for this class action alleges that State Farm Mutual Automobile Company should, but does not, include the sales tax that will be charged on a new vehicle.  Read more

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Progressive Specialty No UIM Benefits for Unstacked Coverage Pennsylvania Class Action

Michael J. Ford was riding his Honda motorcycle in Hilltown Township in Pennsylvania when he was hit by a driver making a left turn into his path. Because the other driver’s insurance did not have sufficient coverage to pay for his injuries, Ford is trying to get uninsured/underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage from one of his  Read more

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State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance Stacked UIM Payout Pennsylvania Class Action

Norman Stanton was riding his Kawasaki motorcycle near the entrance to a Wawa when he was hit from behind by another vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle had insufficient coverage to pay for his injuries. The complaint for this class action alleges that Stanton’s stacked uninsured motorist coverage with State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance  Read more

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Truck Insurance Exchange No Coverage for Covid-19 Losses Class Action

In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) classified the Covid-19 outbreak as a pandemic. That same month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the national Coronavirus Task Force, and numerous states undertook measures to stem the spread of the disease, including issuing orders to stay at home and close businesses. The complaint  Read more

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