Legal Archives - Page 8 of 14 - BodyShop Business
Florida Judge Denies Insurers’ Request to Dismiss Body Shops’ Lawsuit

By way of the judge’s ruling, repairers’ suits were deemed “moot” and summarily denied through the judge’s dismissal.

North Carolina Collision Shop Wins Short-Pay Arbitration Over Allstate

Pack Brothers Collision customer awarded $891.72 for damages owed by insurer.

Petition Filed for Multi-District Litigation in PartsTrader Suit

Eaves Law Firm aims to consolidate suits filed in different states into one for “coordinated pretrial proceedings.”

Which States Outlaw Paint Capping?

Is paint capping against the law in all states or just some? If so, which ones?

Massachusetts Fines GEICO $275K for Inconsistent Accident Reporting

Settlement requires insurer to amend reports and undergo ongoing monitoring.

Is An Insurer Not Responsible For Satisfying a Fair Claim?

I recently had an adjuster tell me they don’t pay for blend time, and when I informed him this wasn’t true, an argument ensued. Is an insurer not responsible for satisfying a fair claim? Is there any such case law to support this?

Indiana Body Shops File Suit Against 12 Insurers

Legal action aligned with suits filed by Mississippi and Florida aimed at stopping tortious interference by insurers.

South Carolina Body Shop Files Suit Against State Farm

Suit filed by Coastal Collision Works lists defamation, unfair trade practices, breach of contract with insureds and breach of agreement with the shop as causes of action.

Ohio MSO Suing State Farm for Short-Pays

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.

North Carolina Body Shop Wins Assignment of Proceeds Suit Against Nationwide

Lawsuit was filed by Pack Brothers Collision Center on behalf of its customer with a Power of Attorney assigned by the customer.

Mississippi Body Shop Owner, Lawyer Complete Nine-State Tour of U.S.

John Mosley says shop owners waking up quickly; attorneys recognizing “unjust enrichment” is better basis for lawsuit than contract law.

Florida Body Shops Follow Mississippi’s Lead and File Suit Against Insurers

Suit replicates Mississippi filing and covers short pays, labor rate suppression and other alleged offenses.