Judge Refuses To Preclude Experts In Class Action Insurance Coverage Dispute
(January 29, 2016, 12:57 PM EST) -- TACOMA, Wash. — A Washington federal judge declined on Jan. 27 to exclude experts from an insured and an insurer in a potential class action lawsuit involving allegations that the insurer hid the availability of coverage for diminished value (Gene Achziger v. IDS Property Casualty Insurance Co., No. 14-5445, W.D. Wash.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9671).
(Order available. Document #30-160212-020R.)
On Oct. 4, 2013, Gene Achziger was involved in a car accident while driving his pickup truck. Achziger’s truck was damaged, and the repairs cost $6,325.87....