Geico Hit With Class Action Over Denied PIP Claims

Law360, Wilmington (March 11, 2014, 8:44 PM EDT) -- A unit of Geico Corp. was hit Monday with a putative class action in Delaware claiming the auto insurance giant has been arbitrarily denying personal injury protection claims for years by allegedly using software that reduces or eliminates claims payments without "reasonable basis or justification."

In a lawsuit filed in the Delaware Chancery Court, Yvonne Green alleges that Geico General Insurance Co. uses a fully automated PIP claims-processing system that doesn't consider any other factors besides the date of an accident and the date and geographic...
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