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MetLife Caught Penalizing Drivers Who Weren’t At Fault In Accidents

This story isn’t just about possible malfeasance by MetLife insurance in Massachusetts. It’s also a good example for why screwed-over consumers should file complaints with regulatory agencies. [More]

MetLife Hit With $500 Million Settlement Over "Death Master" File

MetLife Hit With $500 Million Settlement Over "Death Master" File

The Social Security Administration’s “Death Master” File sounds like something that is guarded by a specter resembling the Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come, but it’s really just a list of everyone who has recently moved on to another plane of existence. Regardless, the nation’s largest life insurance company is now on the hook for $500 million after being accused of using the Death Master File for its own benefit while ignoring it when it could benefit others. [More]

Banks To Offer Foreclosure Reviews To More Than 4 Million People

Banks To Offer Foreclosure Reviews To More Than 4 Million People

Millions of Americans have lost their homes in the last few years and — as any reader of Consumerist knows — the banks who foreclosed on those properties have also made more than their fair share of errors. Thus, starting today, 14 of the country’s largest mortgage servicers are contacting millions of foreclosed-upon former homeowners to offer them the opportunity to have their cases independently reviewed. [More]

GM Giving Out 1 Free Year Of Auto Insurance With New Car Purchase

GM Giving Out 1 Free Year Of Auto Insurance With New Car Purchase

To try to lure customers back into the dealership, GM is trying out a novel idea. They’re giving new car buyers a free year of car insurance with their purchase. [More]

Big Insurance Companies Settle In Broker Kickback Case

Big Insurance Companies Settle In Broker Kickback Case

MetLife "Accidentally" Drops Insurance Right Before Car Accident

MetLife "Accidentally" Drops Insurance Right Before Car Accident

“My girlfriend Lindsey recently purchased a brand-spanking new Toyota Yaris, which she affectionately refers to as “Yar-i.” This car was a much needed sigh of relief after a string of terrible lemon cars for her. This thing was her pride and joy. Along with buying the car, she signed up for MetLife car insurance for $900 to cover herself for about 9 months.

Getting Metlife Dental Coverage Is Like Pulling Teeth

Getting Metlife Dental Coverage Is Like Pulling Teeth

Why are insurance forms and regulations written at the 27th grade level? We’re not sure if even Metlife knows. Reader Tim certainly doesn’t, all he knows is Metlife can’t figure out how to get his dang teeth replaced. Sadly, the three teeth wouldn’t need implants if it weren’t for the first dentist delaying in removing the first tooth.