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Sixty-five repairers who are part of national lawsuit educated congressmen and senators on 1963 Consent Decree.
Hundreds of collision shops sue roughly 80 insurance companies; lawsuits consolidated to streamline hearing process.
K & M Collision applauds Louisiana Attorney General's action against State Farm and informs consumers of insurer tactics that lead to unsafe repairs.
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...
Case brought against Liberty Mutual by Nick Orso's Body Shop for short pay, labor rate and more will continue.
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Allegations include unfair and fraudulent business practices to control repair industry and force unsafe repairs.
Lawsuits will be heard in single proceeding in U.S. District Court in Florida.
Court rules that state's Automotive Crash Parts Act does not apply to use of salvage/recycled OEM parts.
Repairers in 35 more states expected to file suits on similar grounds over next few months.
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.
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.
Eaves Law Firm aims to consolidate suits filed in different states into one for "coordinated pretrial proceedings."
Settlement requires insurer to amend reports and undergo ongoing monitoring.
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
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