Welcome to the Information Website for the Pierce v. Allstate Settlement

You may be entitled to benefits from this class action Settlement if you submitted claims for payment of bills for medical services under PIP coverage under a Florida automobile vehicle insurance policy issued by one of the following insurance companies: Allstate Insurance Company, Allstate Indemnity Company, Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Company, Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Company, Encompass Indemnity Company, Encompass Floridian Insurance Company, and Encompass Floridian Indemnity Company.

This lawsuit alleges that the Defendant Insurers have not complied with certain policies of insurance issued by Defendants and with Florida law regarding the payment of personal injury protection (“PIP”) benefits under policies issued with a PIP deductible. The Parties have agreed to settle the case, and the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Court in and for Broward County, Florida (“the Court”) has certified a Settlement Class. The Order and related documents are on file in this case with the Court and available for review on the Important Documents page of this website.


Your Legal Rights and Options in This Settlement
Submit a Claim Form

If you are a Class Member, but not part of the Subclass, in order for you to receive a Settlement Payment, you must submit a fully completed and signed Claim Form, postmarked no later than November 13, 2020.

Subclass Members are not required to submit a Claim Form or perform any other action in order to receive a Settlement Payment.

Opt Out of the Settlement Class Members/Subclass Members who wish to opt out or exclude themselves from the Settlement Class must submit a written request for exclusion postmarked no later than July 28, 2020.
Object Class Members/Subclass Members who do not file a timely request for exclusion may file a notice of intent to object to the proposed Settlement or to intervene in the Action for the purpose of contesting the proposed Settlement with (a) the Clerk of the Court no later than August 3, 2020; and (b) sent by email and AND first-class mail, postmarked not later than August 15, 2020, to Class Counsel and Defendant Insurers’ Counsel.
Go to the Hearing A Final Fairness Hearing will be held before the Honorable David A. Haimes on September 14, 2020, at 10:15 a.m.
Do Nothing

If you are a Class Member, but not part of the Subclass, and you do nothing, you will not be entitled to receive the benefits of the Settlement with the Defendant Insurers, including any payment from the Settlement Fund. Your claims against the Defendant Insurers will be released, and you will not be free to separately pursue any claims you believe you may have.

Subclass Members are not required to submit a Claim Form or perform any other action in order to receive a Settlement Payment.