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Geico's lawyer pushed back against the default judgment in front of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, arguing that the insurer had no knowledge of the case. (Photo: Shutterstock) Geico’s lawyer pushed back against the default judgment in front of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, arguing that the insurer had no knowledge of the case. (Photo: Shutterstock)

It is “fundamentally unfair” to hold Geico responsible for a massive default judgment handed down in a case it didn’t even know about, which was then allowed to be the damages benchmark for a subsequent trial finding it acted in bad faith, lawyers for the insurer told an appellate panel on Dec. 12, 2019.

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