Tag: Farm Bureau

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April 7, 2017

MCOA rules Farm Bureau must pay sanctions for defying Van Buren County trial court’s discovery order; sanctions were imposed to vindicate court’s authority and, thus, were ‘separate and distinct’ from claim and case evaluation

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August 13, 2015

Farm Bureau has it all wrong – and has been duping its own customers on uninsured motorist claims for eight years! This week, I wrote about the reasons Farm Bureau made our attorneys’ list of the worst auto insurance companies for 2015. One of the reasons is that many of the Farm Bureau adjusters I’ve …

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June 26, 2015

Auto insurers receive lowest rating on study measuring consumers’ overall auto insurance satisfaction’ A recent national study has confirmed what many  insurance consumers apparently already know. Farm Bureau is a bad insurance company. Auto Club and Citizens (through its parent company, The Hanover) are also below average when it comes to consumers’ “overall auto insurance …

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August 20, 2014

Farm Bureau  defends or settles ‘as we consider appropriate’ First, let me make a confession. I don’t like Farm Bureau. As an attorney, my own personal experience has been that they are slippery, sneaky, and shameless in how they deny insurance claims to car accident victims. This was shaped early on in my legal career, …

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August 6, 2014

“It defies human decency. So blatantly appalling.” In a Macomb County lawsuit, State Farm has denied No Fault benefits to a paralyzed, elderly man named George Veness who was struck by a car as he crossed the street in his motorized wheelchair — because he did not have No Fault insurance for his wheelchair! Farm …

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May 27, 2010

Another reason why Farm Bureau wins our 2010 Insurance Company Skunk Award In my last blog, I discussed how difficult it is to get Farm Bureau adjusters to give permission to accept tendered underinsured motorist coverage (UIM) policy limits for their own customers who have been seriously injured in car accidents. In other words, how …

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May 25, 2010

No-Fault insurance lawyer warns car accident victims about Farm Bureau insurance company Farm Bureau is at it again. I’ve written about this insurance company before. Despite their nice commercials, I personally see Farm Bureau treating their own customers the worst out of all the automobile insurance companies that I personally deal with as a lawyer …

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January 26, 2010

A reader recently wrote in after reading my blog on the Dirtiest Insurance Company Trick of All. “Phil” stated that in the very serious car accident case I had written about, Farm Bureau Insurance company had every right to deliberately mislead the jury (I assume Phil is not a claims adjuster who works for Farm …

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September 17, 2009

Would we ever let a lawyer stand up in court and knowingly and intentionally mislead a jury? Yes. It happens all the time. And unfortunately, it just happened again. Farm Bureau Insurance recently forced Michigan Auto Law to try a serious auto accident injury case in Lenawee County, Mich. The defendant was an 18-year-old girl. …

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