Allstate Wildfire Damage Class Action Nixed

Law360, New York (August 21, 2009, 4:16 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has mostly dismissed a putative class action filed by a husband and wife seeking coverage from Allstate Insurance Co. for wildfire damage to their residential property, including the class claims and allegations of fraud.

Judge Tim Leonard granted in part Allstate’s motion to dismiss on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, ruling that James and Angela Cox had not provided enough factual details to accuse the insurer of fraud and had not made a case for a...
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