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Nonpayment of Benefits

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Consumers County Mutual Insurance is settling a class action alleging that it unfairly refused to pay certain PIP (personal injury protection) claims. The complaint claimed that the company violated Texas state law by improperly denying payment of all or some of PIP claims on the basis that a third-party insurance company paid all or some of the medical bills.

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This class action is brought against certain members of the Liberty Mutual Group of insurance companies and a Liberty Mutual subsidiary that provides their claims administration. The complaint alleges that the companies do not provide prompt payment of workers’ compensation claims nor an explanation of why the claims are disputed. 

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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).

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This class action, against Geico General Insurance Company is similar to another recently filed against a different automobile insurer, alleging that the company miscalculated what it owed under its personal injury protection (PIP) coverage to the provider of treatment for injuries sustained during an auto accident. 

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The Hamilton Board of Education is making available $17 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that it breached its obligations to retirees, and in some cases to their dependents.