2nd Cir. Upholds Dismissal of COVID-19 Auto Insurance Premium Case Against Geico

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NEW YORK — A 2nd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel has upheld dismissal of a lawsuit accusing Geico of unlawfully overcharging its customers for auto insurance premiums during the COVID-19 pandemic, affirming that the filed-rate doctrine does not apply.

On May 25, the appellate panel agreed with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Law that the doctrine bars judicial review of the rates set by Geico.

Todd Grossman and Mujo Perezic filed the lawsuit against Geico Casualty Co., Geico Indemnity Co. and Geico General Insurance Co., alleging the COVID-19 pandemic and related government stay-at-home orders caused …


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