Illinois Auto Body Shop Files Class-Action Against State Farm - BodyShop Business

Illinois Auto Body Shop Files Class-Action Against State Farm

The Madison-St. Clair Record reported that Classic Auto Body of Swansea, Ill., has filed a class-action lawsuit against State Farm for steering and telling their customers they do substandard work.

The Madison-St. Clair Record reported that Classic Auto Body of Swansea, Ill., has filed a class-action lawsuit against State Farm for steering against them and telling their customers they do substandard work.

The article states that Classic Auto Body alleges State Farm told their customers that it does not guarantee its work and the work was substandard. Classic also claims that State Farm steers its customers to its preferred shops.

To read the full story, click here.

You May Also Like

Collision Repairers: Will You Take the Oath?

Today’s collision repairers are challenged with a new set of concerns, one being the need to follow OEM repair procedures.

Last month in my article, “The Right Way, the Wrong Way and Another Way,” I brought up collision repairers’ professional responsibilities and the notion of the collision repair industry developing and adopting an oath of professional ethics and conduct much like that of the medical industry’s Hippocratic oath, “To Do No Harm.”

Three Generations Keep Trains Running on Time at CARSTAR Jacobus

CARSTAR Jacobus Founder Jerry Jacobus and son Dave share a passion for collision repair and also model railroading.

Auto Body Repair: The Right Way, the Wrong Way and Another Way

In a perfect world, every repairer would make the right decisions in every repair, but we don’t live in a perfect world.

The Digital Blitz

We talk so much about how much collision repair is changing, but so is the world of media!

Auto Body Shops: Building a Foundation for the New Year

For the new year, it’s important to conduct a thorough audit of your finances to look for areas of opportunity and things to change.

Other Posts

Auto Body Consolidation Update: There’s a New Buyer in Town

The good news for shops that want to sell but do not fit a consolidator’s
profile is that there is a fresh pool of new buyers.

Is Your Auto Body Shop a Hobby … or a Business?

So you want to provide safe and properly repair vehicles to your customers … even at a financial loss?

BodyShop Business 2023 Executives of the Year

Greg Solesbee was named the Single-Shop Executive of the Year, and Charlie Drake was named the Multi-Shop Executive of the Year.

Maryland Body Shop Sues State Farm, Allstate Over Steering

Total Recon Auto Center is accusing the insurers of leading an “intentional, malicious campaign” against the repair center, which is an independent Tesla-certified shop.