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Hundreds of collision shops sue roughly 80 insurance companies; lawsuits consolidated to streamline hearing process.
9/17/2014
K & M Collision applauds Louisiana Attorney General's action against State Farm and informs consumers of insurer tactics that lead to unsafe repairs.
9/11/2014
Attorney John Eaves Jr. and body shop owner Bill Fowler discussed basis for suit and educated public on the claims process on "Drake & Zeke In the Mor...
8/27/2014
Case brought against Liberty Mutual by Nick Orso's Body Shop for short pay, labor rate and more will continue.
8/27/2014
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Allegations include unfair and fraudulent business practices to control repair industry and force unsafe repairs.
8/19/2014
Lawsuits will be heard in single proceeding in U.S. District Court in Florida.
8/12/2014
Court rules that state's Automotive Crash Parts Act does not apply to use of salvage/recycled OEM parts.
7/18/2014
Repairers in 35 more states expected to file suits on similar grounds over next few months.
7/14/2014
Repairers provide more detailed information relative to specific actions by each insurer and specifying related damages which led to the multi-litigat...
6/30/2014 8:21:35 AM
Suit stemmed from insurer's denials and underpayment of $4,000 in repairs being performed by Hernandez Collision Center in Savannah, Ga.
6/25/2014
By way of the judge's ruling, repairers' suits were deemed "moot" and summarily denied through the judge's dismissal.
6/23/2014 8:12:13 AM
Pack Brothers Collision customer awarded $891.72 for damages owed by insurer.
6/6/2014
Eaves Law Firm aims to consolidate suits filed in different states into one for "coordinated pretrial proceedings."
5/27/2014
Settlement requires insurer to amend reports and undergo ongoing monitoring.
5/2/2014
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.
3/5/2014
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.
12/30/2013
Attorneys Brent Geohagen and John Eaves Jr. also to make appearances at Jan. 18, 2014, meeting.
12/16/2013
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.
6/17/2013
 
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