Farmers Insurance Gets Class Trimmed In Med-Pay Suit

Law360, New York (June 8, 2012, 1:52 PM EDT) -- A Colorado federal judge on Wednesday knocked out part of a proposed class in a lawsuit accusing Farmers Insurance Exchange of refusing to pay reasonable and necessary medical expenses on its auto insurance policies.

One of three proposed subclasses — for those whose claims were partly denied as untimely under a two-year policy limitation — was removed from the suit by U.S. District Judge Robert E. Blackburn, who said the time limit did not violate Colorado law.

"Because the statute itself does not limit the time...
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