Geico Can't Escape Suit Over UIM Coverage Info

Law360, New York (November 8, 2013, 7:47 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss claims in a putative class action against Geico General Insurance Co. that it failed to inform customers of available uninsured or underinsured coverage, saying the allegations precluded immunity under state law.

Shannon Ensey's suit accuses Geico and several of its divisions of violating a New Jersey law that requires an insurer to gain written consent from consumers for all policies that carry uninsured/underinsured coverage limits that are below the policy's bodily injury limits or $250,000, whichever...
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