AAA Branch's Benefits Deal With 1M Members Approved

Law360, Los Angeles (August 7, 2013, 10:29 PM EDT) -- A Connecticut federal judge on Wednesday approved a settlement worth nearly $8 million to resolve claims that AAA Southern New England cheated a class of more than a million policyholders out of benefits they earned as club members.

The auto club will tack extra months onto the memberships of customers who lost benefits when they renewed their policies late, according to the settlement approved in Connecticut federal court Wednesday. AAA SNE also agreed to pay $1.8 million in attorney fees and a $25,000 incentive to the...
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