Farm Bureau Insurance News

Michigan Truck Driver Wins Appeal in ‘Transportational Use’ Insurance Case

The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Detroit-area man who is seeking insurance benefits for injuries suffered when he got out of his pickup truck. Daniel Kemp tore a calf muscle while stretching on his tiptoes to …

‘Transportational Use’ Car Insurance Appeal on Michigan Supreme Court Docket

If you hurt yourself while pulling stuff from your car, should your insurance company be on the hook for the injuries? The Michigan Supreme Court is opening a new term this week with arguments in that case and many others, …

Two Plead Guilty in Insurance Fraud Cases in Arkansas

The Arkansas Insurance Department announced that two guilty pleas have been secured in relation to property theft and insurance fraud charges. The cases were handled by AID’s Criminal Investigation Division On May 17, Courtney Lawrence of Malvern pleaded guilty in …

Former Iowa Firefighter Again Pleads Guilty to Insurance Fraud

A former Iowa firefighter pleaded guilty to insurance fraud related to a string of cases spanning Buchanan, Clayton and Delaware counties, the Iowa Department of Insurance reported. Terry Russell Groth, a former Strawberry Point firefighter, entered the plea on Feb. …

Nationwide to Pay West Virginia $5.75M in Farm Bureau Discount Suit

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has reached a $5.75 million settlement with Nationwide Insurance regarding a discount on certain insurance products for West Virginia Farm Bureau members. Morrisey announced the settlement July 2. Former Attorney General Darrell McGraw filed the lawsuit …

Former Claims Adjuster Must Repay Farm Bureau $20K in Kansas Fraud Case

A former insurance adjuster was sentenced to probation and ordered to pay $20,000 in restitution for insurance fraud involving wrecked vehicles, according to an announcement by the Kansas Insurance Department. The Ford County District Court sentenced Eric Alan Hansen to …

Farm Bureau Dropping 3,000 South Carolina Homeowner Policies

Farm Bureau Insurance said it is dropping about 3,000 South Carolina home insurance customers after paying out millions in storm-related claims last year. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that property owners in 17 coastal and Pee Dee counties …