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Legal action aligned with suits filed by Mississippi and Florida aimed at stopping tortious interference by insurers.
4/4/2014 8:05:53 AM
Suit filed by Coastal Collision Works lists defamation, unfair trade practices, breach of contract with insureds and breach of agreement with the shop...
3/28/2014 9:16:15 AM
Three-C Body Shops seeking $296,807.93 for total-loss billings, of which it claims State Farm has only agreed to pay $31,565.03.
3/17/2014 8:31:32 AM
Lawsuit was filed by Pack Brothers Collision Center on behalf of its customer with a Power of Attorney assigned by the customer.
3/7/2014 11:28:31 AM
John Mosley says shop owners waking up quickly; attorneys recognizing "unjust enrichment" is better basis for lawsuit than contract law.
Suit replicates Mississippi filing and covers short pays, labor rate suppression and other alleged offenses.
2/26/2014 8:49:38 AM
Complaint, which focuses on steering, short-pays, antitrust and price fixing, is currently being modified for use in seven other states.
1/13/2014 9:48:27 AM
K & M Collision in Hickory, N.C., files lawsuits against Nationwide, GEICO and Allstate on behalf of customers.
Attorneys Brent Geohagen and John Eaves Jr. also to make appearances at Jan. 18, 2014, meeting.
K&M Collision wins $2,506.98 on behalf of customer for underpayment of reasonable and necessary repair costs.
6/19/2013 9:41:03 AM
Insurer must pay $392.95 in repair costs on behalf of its policyholder.
Judge rules in shops' favor nearly 10 years after lawsuit filed for unfair trade practices and labor rate suppression.
Shop alleges insurer denied payments for posted labor rate and procedures deemed necessary to properly restore customer's vehicle.
5/23/2013 7:55:37 AM
Collision Concepts suing on behalf of customer for underpayment of $611 for arbitrary discount on parts and failure to pay for reasonable and necessar...
5/15/2013 9:57:57 AM
Letter comes after collision repairers complain that insurers are not paying for necessary procedures to repair vehicles to pre-accident condition aft...
Insurer provides full payment for disputed amount of $553.77 to settle lawsuit Florida shop filed on behalf of customer.
Well-known consumer advocate and attorney will speak with Billy Walkowiak of Collision Safety Consultants on a variety of industry issues.
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Insurer sends notice to Gunder's attorney that they will also seek delay/continuance for several scheduled depositions.
Settlement comes just before Jan. 28 trial date, ending eight-year legal battle.
1/15/2013 10:16:44 AM
Permanent injunction from Circuit Court of Kanawha County relates to vehicles less than three years old.
1/10/2013 10:54:58 AM
Court ruling says Ray Gunder of Gunder's Auto Center and Paul Hawks of Bernie's Paint & Body do have legal standing on behalf of customers who grant t...
Pack Brothers Collision Center accuses Nationwide, State Farm, Allstate, GEICO, Penn National and Amica of refusing to pay for "reasonable and necessa...
12/14/2012 4:16:54 PM
K&M Collision alleges that Nationwide refused to pay for "reasonable and necessary" parts, procedures and materials and is seeking $2,956.98 plus lega...
Approximately 26 insurers have now elected to pay Gunder's Auto Center's increased labor rates and material invoicing.
11/29/2012 1:05:52 PM
Insurance company claimed shop violated contract, overbilled and billed for work not "reasonable and customary."
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