A consumer’s complaint about insurance rates has resulted in a
settlement that will send $12.1 million to motorcycle owners in
The state attorney general’s office says five auto insurance
companies will return the money to thousands of motorcycle owners
because the insurers had calculated premiums with values for bikes
that were too high.
The insurance companies include Arbella Mutual Insurance Company,
Hanover Insurance Group, OneBeacon Insurance, National Grange Mutual,
and Norfolk & Dedham Group. Settlements with seven other insurers
earlier this year got $33.8 million back for consumers who were
The attorney general said her office began the investigation
"based on a single consumer complaint."