Progressive insurance defends itself after criticism

08/28/2012 // West Palm Beach, Florida, US // JusticeNewsFlash // Justice News Flash // (press release)

Virginia – The Progressive Corp. has reportedly gone on the defense following criticism over purported attempts to avoid making payment to the family of a car crash victim. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the insurance giant recently released a statement defending itself against backlash surrounding allegations that the company tried to avoid administering a $75,000 payment to the family of one of its clients who had been killed in a car accident. The insurance company was accused of refusing to acknowledge the fault of the other driver in order to avoid the payout. A jury has since deemed the driver negligent.

Jeff Sibel, a spokesperson for Progressive, is quoted by the AP as stating of the jury’s decision, “This was a complex case, and we felt at the time we had fulfilled our obligations, and that’s why we represented ourselves in court.”

Justice News Flash delivers the latest in Virginia personal injury news.

Media Information:

Address: 215 South Olive Suite 300 W. Palm Beach FL 33401
Phone: 866-598-1315
Url: http://justicenews.visionsmartnews.com/progressive-insurance-defends-itself-after-criticism_7469.html