Adjusters Seek $2.5M From Insurers Over Ex-Worker's Scam

Law360, New York (May 10, 2012, 6:16 PM EDT) -- Insurance companies including American Economy Insurance Co. requested Tuesday that a lawsuit brought by a Texas claims adjustment company be removed to federal court after the adjusters said they were seeking damages of $2.5 million following an employee's false claims scheme.

American Economy, along with Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., America First Insurance and Safeco Insurance Co. of America, argue that the issue of reimbursement for the costs associated with a former employee of Southwest Adjusting Services Inc. who was caught submitting and collecting payments for false...
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