You have received a letter (called a “Notice”), and the enclosed Blue Claim Form, because the records of the IDS PROPERTY CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY show that you were an insured who made a claim under your Comprehensive/Collision and/or UIM PD coverages for property damage to your insured automobile for an accident occurring between April 4, 2008 and January 14, 2020, and who meet certain other requirements (set forth in Question 5).
The class action suit has been pending since April 4, 2014. It has now been resolved for up to $5,212,600. If the Settlement is approved, you may be eligible for benefits that will be provided as part of the proposed Settlement. The Notice explains the lawsuit, the Settlement, your legal rights, what benefits are available, who is eligible for them, and how to get them. If you wish to receive money from or comment upon (including stating any objection to the Settlement) you must do so following the procedures described below. If you do nothing, you will not receive any money but will bound by the Settlement terms and any final judgment.
The Court in charge of the case is the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, and the case is known as Achziger v. IDS Property Casualty Insurance Company, Case No. 3:14-cv-05445-BHS. The person who brought this suit is called the Plaintiff.