After creating a massive PR nightmare for themselves, Progressive Corp. has finally agreed to settle with GBTV‘s Matt Fisher’s family over the tragic loss of Kaitlynn, who was killed in an auto accident in 2010. As reported earlier on TheBlaze, the insurance company had originally tried to defend the other driver (who was found at fault) rather than honor Kaitlynn’s policy.
“If you are insured by Progressive, and they owe you money, they will defend your killer in court in order to not pay you your policy,” Fisher wrote in a post last Monday on Tumblr.
The The Wall Street Journal explains the situation:
Mr. Fisher wrote in his blog post that his family sued the other driver in the accident that killed his sister, Kaitlynn Fisher, as a means to collect what they believed they were owed on her Progressive policy. The policy included coverage that is supposed to pay out when a policyholder is involved in an accident with an uninsured or underinsured driver.
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