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Progressive Implements Mitchell’s Cloud Estimating TruckMax

Largest U.S. writer of commercial auto insurance uses Mitchell Cloud Estimating TruckMax and the company’s cloud-based platform to complete commercial, specialty and passenger vehicle appraisals

Progressive Providing $2 Million to Network Shops

In light of the current environment, Progressive will be issuing checks to each active network shop to be used for any purpose at the shop’s discretion.

DRPs from A to F: Grading the Insurance Companies

Your DRPs are grading you against your competition. So let’s turn the tables, get out our red pencils and grade the insurance companies.

Federal Court Denies Most of Progressive’s Motion to Dismiss Professionals Auto Body Lawsuit

Judge Kim Gibson of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania denied Progressive’s motion to dismiss the case for three of the lawsuit’s four claims, which means Professionals Auto Body can pursue its case against Progressive for alleged breach of contract, bad faith and unjust enrichment.

Progressive Service Centers Won’t be for Vehicle Drop-Off/Pick-Up

In a press release, the insurer stated that current collision repair facilities that support their local Service Centers will be invited to transition to the Progressive network of approved repair facilities.

Fred Martin Collision Center joins Progressive, NABC for Veterans Day Keys to Progress Event

On Nov. 9, Progressive Service Center in Akron, Ohio, and Fred Martin Collision Center in Barberton, Ohio, honored a veteran and his family by giving them a refurbished vehicle repaired by the team at Fred Martin Collision Center.

Federal Appeals Court Reopens New York Body Shop’s Lawsuits Against Progressive, Nationwide

A federal appeals court has reversed portions of a lower court’s ruling in Nick’s Garage v. Progressive and Nick’s Garage v. Nationwide, reviving the collision repairer’s lawsuit against the insurers for alleged breach of contract and deceptive business practices.

Enterprise, Progressive, National Auto Body Council Donate 500 Cars to Veterans in Five Years

In the fifth year of Progressive’s Keys to Progress program, Progressive and its industry partners have collectively donated more than 500 vehicles to deserving veterans and veteran organizations.

Bakersfield, Calif., Couple Arrested on Felony Auto Fraud Charges

Parneet Kaur and her husband, Sarabjit Singh, surrendered to authorities and were charged with multiple felony counts for allegedly conspiring to defraud their insurance company into paying for a collision that was not covered under their policy.

Collision Repairers Give High Marks to Regional Auto Insurers

Smaller, lesser-known insurers received the highest marks from collision repairers asked to grade the auto insurers’ claims practices in the 2017 CRASH Network “Insurer Report Card.”

Dennis Rodman’s Ex-Wife Facing Insurance Fraud Charges Stemming from 2015 Collision

The ex-wife of retired NBA forward Dennis Rodman is facing up to seven years in a California prison for her alleged involvement in an insurance fraud scheme.

Body Shop’s YouTube Ad: ‘Insurance Companies Are Bad, Really Bad’

Ron Perretta, owner of Professionals Auto Body in central Pennsylvania, urges consumers to avoid DRP shops in a YouTube spot titled, “Dishonest Insurance Companies.”