Incomplete payment of benefits due
When your home suffers damage, it may be worth less, even after repairs. The complaint for this class action alleges that Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Company paid owners for repairs but not for this diminution of value, despite state laws requiring it to do so.
Allstate Insurance Company will pay up to nearly $4 million to resolve a class action brought on behalf of customers in Washington state. When some vehicles’ structural systems are damaged, they cannot be fully repaired, and their value is therefore diminished.
This settlement resolves a class action claiming that State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company improperly denied or limited personal injury protection (PIP) benefits. The complaint alleged that the company used a “maximum medical improvement” (MMI) standard that violated Washington state insurance laws.
Francis J. Butta was severely and permanently injured in an accident when he was riding his motorcycle. Since the driver of the car that hit him did not have sufficient coverage to compensate him for his injuries, he attempted to obtain stacked coverage from his parents’ car insurance policy. However, the insurer, Geico Casualty Company, refused his claim. The complaint claims breach of contract.
This settlement resolves a class action against CareFirst, Inc., Group Hospitalization and Medical Services, Inc., CareFirst of Maryland, Inc., and CareFirst BlueChoice, Inc. The complaint alleged that health plans of these companies did not properly cover comprehensive lactation support and counseling services (CLS) as required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
When you’re in an accident and your vehicle is declared a total loss, how is the value of that vehicle determined? The complaint claims that State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, with the help of JD Power & Associates and Mitchell International, undervalues vehicles and pays its insureds less than it should.
The complaint for this class action claims that State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company misapplied the deductible for Personal Injury Protection (PIP) claims. The complaint claims that the PIP deductible should have been applied differently under Florida law.
If you total your car in an accident, should your insurer pay all the costs of getting a comparable car? The complaint for this class action claims that it should. Specifically, it notes that Geico does not pay sales tax, title transfer fees, and tag transfer fees and claims that it should do so.
If a Geico auto policyholder is in an accident and the vehicle is a total loss, does Geico pay the correct amount to replace the vehicle? The complaint for this Florida class action says no, claiming that Geico miscalculates the amount due to the policyholder in at least two ways.
Plaintiff Robert Koch makes two claims under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). According to the complaint in the class action he filed, (1) he should have been paid a retroactive benefit or an actuarial increase for retiring years later than the plan’s normal retirement age, and (2) he should not have had his benefits reduced under later amendments to the retirement plan.