Farmers Cheats Clients On Flooring Damage Claims: Suit

Law360, New York (October 13, 2011, 5:22 PM EDT) -- A policyholder on Wednesday targeted Farmers Group Inc.'s program for flooring damage claims in a California class action, saying the insurer rips off policyholders by using floor repair companies as adjusters.

Under the flooring program, one adjuster is responsible for a claim as it relates to flooring damage in a building, while a second adjuster is responsible for the claim as it relates to damage to the rest of a building, according to a complaint filed by plaintiff Mayer Schmukler in California court.

The flooring damage...
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