Coakley to motorcycle owners: Check’s in the mail
News from MetroWest Daily News:

More than 1,880 checks are going to local area residents, with more than $ 37,500 to Framingham residents, as part of $ 2.8 million in insurance refunds to motorcycle owners statewide, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced today.

Encompass Insurance Company of Massachusetts (Encompass), an Allstate subsidiary, Amica Mutual Insurance Company (Amica), and NGM Insurance Company (NGM), also known as Main Street America, all recently mailed payments to Massachusetts motorcycle owners under settlements previously reached with the AG’s Office.

Average refunds to consumers are around $ 280.

The payments by Encompass, Amica, and NGM are part of AG Coakley’s industry-wide investigation into motorcycle rating practices.

In order to be eligible for a refund under the Attorney General’s settlements, a consumer must have purchased comprehensive and/or collision insurance coverage for a motorcycle on or after Jan. 1, 2002 and that motorcycle must have been overvalued by the insurance company for the purposes of calculating premiums. 

Consumers who think they may be entitled to a refund can go to

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