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Tesla Owner Suing Automaker, Service King Over Crash

Heather Lommatzsch is suing Tesla over allegedly misleading her about the vehicle’s autonomous features, and Service King because it serviced Lommatzsch’s vehicle within the year before the crash and replaced a sensor.

AASP/NJ Speaks Out on State Farm $250 Million Settlement

AASP/NJ Executive Director Charles Bryant calls State Farm’s $250 million settlement in the Hale vs. State Farm class-action lawsuit a “travesty of justice.”

Judge Allows Class Action in State Farm Non-OEM Parts Case

Approximately 4.7 million State Farm policyholders can band together to sue the insurer for allegedly lying about its efforts to financially back a judge who overturned a $1 billion decision over the use of non-OEM parts.

Man Files Lawsuit Claiming Racist Behavior at Gerber Collision & Glass

Ernest Garner claims he was constantly the target of racist comments, even though he complained to his supervisors.

Jury Awards $27M in Defamation Lawsuit to Fired Allstate Employees

The employees were fired in December 2009 for allegedly timing trades to boost their own incentive bonuses at the expense of the company’s investment portfolios.

Lawsuit Blames Snapchat Speed Filter for Car Crash

Car crash victim alleges that Snapchat’s speed filter, which an 18-year-old girl who hit him was using to display the speed at which she was moving while taking a photo, encourages reckless driving.

Hyundai Lawsuit Against Rydell Chevrolet Over ‘Gray-Market Parts’ Moves Forward

Hyundai alleges that Rydell is selling gray-market parts – likely intended for use in Hyundai vehicles in other countries and possibly even counterfeit – as “Genuine OEM Parts.”

All May Not Be Lost in Judge’s Dismissal of Florida Collision Repairers’ Lawsuits

Barrett Smith of Auto Damage Experts, Inc., discusses his thoughts on the news of Florida’s courts dismissing the multi-district lawsuit against insurers.

State Farm Auto Insurance Lawsuit to be Heard in Louisiana

The suit, filed in Louisiana’s 19th Judicial District Court, alleges State Farm violated Louisiana’s Unfair Trade Practices Act and Monopolies Law.

Ohio Body Shop Wins Lawsuit Against American Family Insurance

Legal proceedings began when the insurer contested Three-C Body Shop’s billing on a total loss.

Miss. Attorney General Files Suit Against State Farm

Jim Hood, who recently asked U.S. AG Eric Holder to investigate auto insurers for steering, is accusing State Farm of a scheme to defraud Mississippi homeowners who filed claims in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

Pittsburgh TV Station Uncovers Faulty Auto Body Repair

Customer was steered to a “preferred” facility, WTAE says, and poor quality parts were put on the vehicle.