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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.

What You Need to Know About the 1963 Consent Decree

You’ve probably heard that the Department of Justice is considering terminating the 1963 Consent Decree – which means you’ve probably asked yourself, is it even worth all the hullabaloo?

Louisiana Anti-Steering Bill Signed into Law

A new law in Louisana under Act 317 (House Bill 411) has been signed by Gov. Jon Bel Edwards to further prohibit insurers from recommending specific auto repair shops without also informing their customers that they are not required to use the recommended shop.

Louisiana Anti-Steering Bill Headed to Governor for Signature

Louisiana is one step closer to passing an additional anti-steering law into effect. House Bill 411 would increase fines for steering and require insurers to notify customers that they can go to the shop of their choice.

A Tale of Steering…on the Automotive Service Side

Read about one of our colleague’s experiences with steering on the automotive service side.

Amendment in Indiana Anti-Steering Bill Prompts Automotive Service Association to Reaffirm Endorsement of OEM Procedures

In light of the amended language, the Collision Division Operations Committee of the Automotive Service Association (ASA) has reaffirmed ASA’s position endorsing the use of required OEM service procedures when such procedures are available.

Indiana Anti-Steering Bill Amended into a ‘Nightmare’ for Auto Body Shops

What started out as a bill containing “some good things” for body shops and consumers in the Hoosier State has become “a nightmare,” the president of the Indiana Auto Body Association (IABA) said.

Collision Industry Advocate Mike Causey Wins N.C. Insurance Commissioner Race

Causey, a consumer advocate, lobbyist and former BodyShop Business contributor, has won the state insurance commissioner’s race with 50.43 percent of the vote.