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Hartford Settles Class Action for $10M

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (CN) - Hartford Insurance will pay $10 million to settle a class action claiming that it cheated accident victims on medical bills. Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack gave preliminary approval to the deal, which would provide $7.5 million to providers, insurers and beneficiaries.

The rest of the $2.5 million will go to legal fees, the Madison County Record reported.

Named plaintiff Winnie Madison filed suit in 2000.

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