Geico Escapes Reimbursement Claims In Chiropractor Suits

Law360 (July 23, 2018, 3:34 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge freed Geico from parts of two lawsuits by chiropractors accusing the insurer of failing to reimburse sufficient amounts for services rendered to patients injured in motor vehicle accidents, saying Friday that the court's rulings in related cases doom the claims.

In two nearly identical orders, U.S. District Judge William P. Dimitrouleas sided with Geico General Insurance Co. and Geico Indemnity Co., saying they were correct to apply reimbursement limits before applying automobile personal injury protection policyholders' deductibles in determining how much to pay chiropractors Coastal Wellness Centers Inc., Plantation Spinal Care Center Inc. and Tower Health Center...

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