If you had an insurance policy in Washington issued by an Allstate entity, you may be able to get a payment from this Class Action Settlement.

This website describes the Proposed Settlement of a class action lawsuit concerning alleged violation of Washington law by defendants Allstate Fire & Casualty Insurance Company, Allstate Insurance Company, Allstate Indemnity Company, Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Company, Allstate Vehicle and Property Insurance Company, Northbrook Indemnity Company, Allstate County Mutual Insurance Company, Deerbrook Insurance Company, Encompass Insurance Company, Encompass Insurance Company of America and Encompass Indemnity Company (collectively, “Allstate,” as further defined in the Settlement Agreement). The Plaintiff alleges generally that, in violation of Washington state law, Allstate improperly failed to pay, in whole or in part, medical expense benefits under the Med Pay and/or PIP coverages afforded in the Policies in Washington based on Allstate’s use of a computerized bill-review process, including the FAIR Health database, as a tool to assist in the adjustment of claims for payment of such benefits.

Your legal rights and options in this Settlement:
Submit a Claim Form This is the only way to get a payment. You must submit a Claim Form to receive a payment in connection with this Settlement.
Comment (including Objections) Write to the Court about what you think about the Settlement.
Ask to be excluded Get out of this Settlement. Get no benefits from it. Keep your rights.
Go to the Hearing If you would like, you may ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement. You do not need to do this to receive a payment under the Settlement.
Do Nothing You will get no payment if you do not submit a Claim Form, and you will still be bound by the terms of the Settlement.

These rights and options—and the deadlines to exercise them—are explained in this website.

The Court in charge of this case still has to decide whether to approve the Settlement. Payments will be made if the Court approves the Settlement and after appeals, if any, are resolved. This can take time, so please be patient.

If you would like further information about the claims asserted in this case, you can review a copy of the Settlement Agreement here.

Important Dates

  • March 15, 2017
    Deadline to request exclusion (“opt out”) from the Settlement
  • March 15, 2017
    Deadline to object to the Settlement
  • April 14, 2017 at 9 a.m.
    Final Approval Hearing
  • July 13, 2017
    Initial Claim Filing Deadline