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Class Action on Preferred Contractor Program Filed Against Allstate

Some insurance companies have preferred contractor programs under which the insurer, or a party they contract with, develops a network of contractors who are available to repair property damage for insureds.  The insurer typically subjects contractors to a background check of some kind before they are included in the network, and may require contractors in … Continue Reading

New Underwriting Class Action Against Allstate Alleges Overvaluation of Homes

In February, there was a new class action filed against Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, Florida’s property insurer of last resort, alleging that it was using Xactware’s 360Value software to purportedly overvalue homes and charge inflated premiums.  This week, Allstate was sued in a putative nationwide class action in Illinois federal court making claims on a … Continue Reading

Recent New Insurance Class Actions Involving Use of Staff Counsel, Wildfire Claims, and Depreciation on Auto Claims

Several notable recent class action filings against insurers have come across my desk (or computer screen) and seem worthy of interest to readers of this blog.  I will summarize and comment briefly on them.  If you’d like a copy of any of the complaints, just e-mail me. Use of Staff Counsel:  In Golden v. State … Continue Reading