Employment Law

Farmers Insurance Exchange

Result: $8 million settlement
Year: 2010

In Re Farmers Insurance Exchange Claims Representatives’ Overtime Pay Litigation, MDL No. 1439 (D. Ore.).

Lieff Cabraser and co-counsel represented claims representatives of Farmers’ Insurance Exchange seeking unpaid overtime. Lieff Cabraser won a liability phase trial on a classwide basis, and then litigated damages on an individual basis before a special master. The judgment was partially upheld on appeal. In August 2010, the Court approved an $8 million settlement.