SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK CERTIFIES AUTO INSURANCE CONSUMER CLASS ACTION
August 23, 2022. U.S. District Judge Philip M. Halpern certified an auto insurance class action in Buffington v. Progressive Advanced Insurance Co. (SD NY 20-CV-07408) in his Memorandum and Opinion and Order, which certified a class comprised of all persons:
(a) who insured a vehicle for physical damage coverage under a New
York automobile insurance policy issued by Progressive Advanced
(b) who made a claim under the policy for physical damage to the vehicle;
(c) whose claim was adjusted as a total loss between September 10, 2014 and the date of this Order [August 23, 2022]; and
(d) who were not paid the applicable New York sales tax owed for their total-loss claim.Buffington v. Progressive Advanced Insurance Co. (SD NY 20-CV-07408)
The Court granted Plaintiff’s Motion for Class Certification and appointed Joseph N. Kravec, Jr.; Edward A. Normand and Amy L. Judkins of Normand PLLC; and Antonio Vozzolo of Vozzolo, LLC as class counsel.
Feel free to contact Joe Kravec if you have questions about your total loss auto insurance coverage.
The recent certification of the NY Auto Insurance Class by Feinstein Doyle Payne Kravec is great news for New York motorists. This means that individuals who have been systematically overcharged for auto insurance can now join a class action lawsuit and obtain financial compensation. This is a clear victory for consumer rights and demonstrates the commitment of Feinstein Doyle Payne Kravec to fighting for justice for their clients. It is also a powerful reminder that corporate entities should be held accountable for their actions.