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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.

Louisiana Bill Would Prohibit Photo Estimates

New legislation has been introduced in Louisiana that would require physical appraisals and that insurers disclose to their customers that they don’t have to submit photos in order to obtain an appraisal.

Parker Auto Body Featured in Louisiana TV News Piece on Photo Estimating

When it comes to analyzing collision damage and estimating the repair cost, is the quicker option the best option?

Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair Publishes Best Practices for Dealing with Flood-Damaged Vehicles

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair is urging repairers, insurers, recyclers, auto auctions, dealerships and others to take a “safety-first” mindset when dealing with vehicles that might have been damaged in the flooding.

Louisiana Collision Industry Association Announces Meeting Date

The meeting will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Oct. 10th at the Central Louisiana Technical Community College. Lunch will be provided.

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.

Louisiana Body Shop Owner Runs for Insurance Commissioner

Matt Parker, owner of Parker Auto Body and a plaintiff in the national suit against insurers, is calling his campaign a “crusade for the consumers of Louisiana.”