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Geico Not Liable For Tax, Fees That Insureds Don't Incur

Law360 (May 16, 2019, 7:56 PM EDT) -- An Illinois man can't retrieve sales taxes and fees from Geico Corp. to replace a damaged vehicle after a federal judge ruled that he failed to show he had incurred those costs in the first place.

U.S. District Judge Michael M. Mihm ruled Wednesday that Nathan Sigler cannot claim taxes and fees that he said Geico owed him in a proposed class action because those expenses are intended to cover the cost of replacing damaged vehicles and Sigler never showed that he replaced his Dodge Ram pickup following a June 2013 accident.

“Nothing in the plain language of the policy can...

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December 14, 2018

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