Allstate Fraud Suit Stayed Pending Related Appeal

Law360, New York (November 1, 2010, 5:41 PM EDT) -- With the dismissal of a proposed fraud class action against Allstate Insurance Co. over fire property damage reimbursements headed for an appeal, a federal judge has stayed an overlapping case accusing the insurer of willfully refusing to pay for potentially tens of millions of dollars worth of repairs.

Michael and Paula Sher's proposed class action against the insurance giant, lodged in July in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, is similar to the Woodhams v. Allstate case, which recently landed in...
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