Standard Life, Protective Life Designation Notice Requirements California Class Action

People who are elderly or sick may have difficulty keeping up with bills and other necessities for a stable life, and may need help from a third party. The complaint for this class action alleges that Standard Life Insurance Company and Protective Life Insurance Company do not provide the annual notices required under California law  Read more

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World Nomads Travel Insurance No Payouts for Covid-19 Losses Class Action

One of the issues arising out of Covid-19 has been whether insurance companies must make payouts for Covid-related losses. This class action bring suit against three travel insurance companies, World Nomads, Inc., Trip Mate, Inc., and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, for refusing to make payouts for trips cancelled, delayed, or interrupted due to the pandemic.  Read more

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Amica Mutual Insurance Diminished Vehicle Value Washington Settlement

Amica Mutual Insurance Company and Amica Property and Casualty Insurance companies are settling a class action about its uninsured or underinsured motorist property damage (UMPD) payouts. When automobiles are in an accident that damages their bodies or structural systems, they cannot always be repaired to the condition they were in before the accident, causing them  Read more

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Homesite Insurance Midwest Payouts for Mold Remediation Pennsylvania Class Action

Homeowners’ insurance policies can cover many risks, which may include fire, flood, wind damage, and termite damage, among other things. This class action brings suit against Homesite Insurance Company of the Midwest for damage to a home under one of its insurance policies. The complaint alleges that Homesite is improperly withholding its payout for mold  Read more

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State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance “Typical Negotiation Adjustments” Arkansas Class Action

When a vehicle is deemed a total loss, the insurance company must determine the actual cash value (ACV) for the insurance payout. This is generally derived from the prices of comparable vehicles in the same area. But the complaint for this class action alleges that State Farm Automobile Insurance Company subtracts a substantial amount from  Read more

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Truck Insurance Exchange General Contractor Payments Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Truck Insurance Exchange, Farmers Insurance Exchange, Fire Insurance Exchange, Mid-Century Insurance Company, and Farmers Insurance Company of Arizona, on the issue of general contractor’s overhead and profit (GCOP) charges. The complaint alleged that, under certain commercial and residential insurance policies, Farmers was required to pay GCOP as part  Read more

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Progressive Direct ACV Reduced by Adjustment South Carolina Class Action

When a vehicle is deemed a total loss after an accident, Progressive Direct Insurance Company is supposed to pay the insured owner the vehicle’s actual cash value (ACV). But the complaint for this South Carolina class action alleges that Progressive unfairly applies something called a Projected Sold Adjustment to its valuations. This adjustment results in  Read more

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United, Data iSight “Arbitrary” Payments to Surgical Assists Texas Class Action

This Texas class action brings suit against United Healthcare Insurance Company and Multiplan, Inc., which does business as Data iSight (DIS), concerning the rates it pays for surgical assist services under plans governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). The complaint alleges that the companies make arbitrary and sometimes inadequate payments to surgical  Read more

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Northwestern Mutual Life Policy Terminations California Class Action

When Cheri Poe’s husband died, his insurance company told her that he had had no coverage at the time of his death and that she could not make a claim for any benefits. This class action brings Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, alleging that the company did not follow the requirements of California’s insurance laws  Read more

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Mid-Century Insurance Total-Loss Payout Georgia TAVT Class Action

When a vehicle is totaled in an accident, what expenses required to replace it must the insurance company pay? The complaint for this class action alleges that Mid-Century Insurance Company does not include the motor vehicle title ad valorem tax (TAVT), which it says replaced Georgia’s mandatory vehicle sales tax on March 1, 2013.  Read more

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