USAA Diminished Automobile Value Class Action Settlement (Washington State Only)

Class Eligibility

ou are a member of the Class if:

One or more of the USAA companies paid to have your insured vehicle repaired under the UIM PD provision of an auto policy issued in Washington; and

  • your covered accident was between July 1, 2008 and May 3, 2016; and
    the repair estimate on your vehicle (including any supplements) totaled at least $1,000; and
  • your vehicle was no more than six years old (model year plus five years) and had less than 90,000 miles on it at the time of the accident; and
    your vehicle suffered structural (frame) damage and/or deformed sheet metal and/or required body or paint work.
  • You are not a part of the Class if, at the time of your accident, (a) your vehicle was leased, (b) your vehicle was declared a total loss, (c) you are currently employed by the USAA companies, or (d) you are the assigned judge, the judge’s staff, and their family members.

Estimated Amount


Valid claims will receive a pro rata share of the pool minus attorney’s and administrator’s expenses

Proof of Purchase


Case Name

Johnston, et al. v. United Services Automobile Association, et al
Case No.: 14-2-10507-5
Superior Court of the State of Washington

Case Summary

According to the plaintiffs in certain instances vehicles will have damages that cannot be repaired and end up diminishing the value of the vehicle.The goal of the settlement is to compensate those policy holders that did not receive payment in association to diminished value instances.

Settlement Pool





johnston v. USAA Settlement

c/o Dahl Administration

PO Box 3614

Minneapolis, MN 55403-0614