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CIC Releases Video of John Eagle Plaintiffs’ Interview

The Collision Industry Conference (CIC) announced it has released a video of their interview of Matthew and Marcia Seebachan, who won a $42 million negligence lawsuit against John Eagle Collision Center in 2017.

John Eagle Plaintiffs to Make Appearance at Upcoming CIC in Las Vegas

Collision Industry Conference (CIC) Chairman Jeff Peevy has announced that Matthew and Marcia Seebachan, who won a $42 million negligence lawsuit against John Eagle Collision Center in 2017, will be making an appearance at the CIC meeting in Las Vegas Nov. 5.

John Eagle Plaintiff Discusses Post-Verdict Life in Interview

The May issue of Texas Automotive features an interview with Marcia Seebachan about the aftermath of her and her husband’s near-fatal 2013 accident and a $42 million verdict against John Eagle Collision Center.

SCRS Publishes Responses to Questions Posed to State Departments of Insurance

The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) announced that they have published responses from state departments of insurance to various questions related to the business of collision repair.

Do Auto Body Shops Work for Consumers or Insurance Companies?

Repairers often believe they’re repairing a consumer’s vehicle but being paid by the insurer. This mentality is not only wrong but can be extremely harmful – not only to the repairer, but also to the vehicle owner and the collision repair industry at-large.

Protecting Your Auto Body Shop from Liability

There are numerous things a repairer should do to protect themselves, their company and their employees … as well as their customers.

State Farm Asks Federal Court to Dismiss Seebachan Lawsuit

State Farm is asking a federal court to dismiss the lawsuit that Matthew and Marcia Seebachan filed against the insurer for its alleged role in John Eagle Collision Center’s negligent repair of their vehicle.

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Todd Tracy: ‘IIHS Is the Lapdog of the Auto Insurance Industry’

Attorney Todd Tracy recently issued a scathing response to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) analysis of his December crash tests.

Ford: ‘Substantial Variations’ in Aftermarket Hood, Bumper Brackets for F-150

In the wake of the John Eagle Collision Center verdict, Ford Motor Co. commissioned an independent test of two frequently replaced F-150 aftermarket crash parts to determine if they would meet the automaker’s “dimensional design specifications.”

Honda Fit Modified: Crash Tests Would Earn IIHS ‘Good’ Rating

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has a different take on the recent crash tests that attorney Todd Tracy commissioned to show the disparity between OEM and aftermarket parts.

John Eagle Verdict Resonates with Woodhouse Collision Center Staff, Provides Extra Motivation ‘to Repair Vehicles Right’

At Woodhouse Collision Center, discussions about the John Eagle verdict have given shop Manager Jake Aufenkamp an opportunity to discuss the shop’s mission, which is “to repair vehicles right.”

Todd Tracy Urges Collision Repairers to Get Involved in Auto Body Industry

If collision repairers expect anything to change, they need to become active participants in the industry, attorney Todd Tracy said during a Jan. 9 presentation hosted by the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ).