HealthExtras Class Action Settlement

Class Eligibility

Members of an insurance plan that was endorsed by Christopher Reeve, and included disability, accident, sickness, or travel insurance, and was sometimes offered as the HealthExtras Catastrophic Accidental Disability Program, the HealthExtras Benefits program, the American Express Accidental Disability Plan, the Catastrophic Accident Plan, or the Accident Protection Plan

Estimated Amount


After attorney’s fees and other expenses are set aside the $15,000,000 pool will be divided proportionately among all qualified class members

UPDATE: The Court held a hearing on April 27, 2017, and granted Final Approval of the Settlement on that date. The Settlement Administrator has received over 135,000 Proof of Claim Forms and is in the final stages of fully processing all of the Claims and calculating the distribution of the net Settlement Funds. This work will be completed as promptly as time permits, given the need to investigate and tabulate each Claim. At this point, we anticipate distribution to valid Class Member-Claimants to occur in November. Please notify the Settlement Administrator of any change of address

Proof of Purchase


Case Name

Giercyk v. National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA et al.Case No. 2:13-cv-06272-FSH-MAH

United States District Court
District of New Jersey

Case Summary

In the class action lawsuit referenced above, certain Plaintiffs sued the entities identified as “Defendants” in section #2 of the Notice, claiming that at various times from 1999 through 2014, each was involved in the sale or underwriting of allegedly invalid or illegal disability, dismemberment, casualty, emergency accident and sickness medical expense benefit, or travel insurance coverage.

Defendants have denied all of Plaintiffs’ allegations and any other wrongdoing however the settlement agreement is preliminarily approved by the court

Settlement Pool





HealthExtras Settlement

Settlement Administrator

c/o Heffler Claims Group

P.O. Box 60167

Philadelphia, PA 19102
(844) 245-3767