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Maine Passes Right to Repair Legislation

By Seth Maimen Maine citizens voted overwhelmingly earlier this month to pass a Right to Repair legislative initiative in the Pine Tree state’s elections. The Maine Right to Repair initiative is very similar to one approved by Massachusetts voters, also … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Legislature to Hold Hearings on AG Safety Bill

The Massachusetts legislature Joint Committee on Transportation is holding a hearing today about the House and Senate bills that would create state auto glass replacement safety standards. The identical bills are two of several pieces of legislation “regarding bicycles and … Continue reading

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Zero Deaths: AGSC, Safety Pros Gather in New York to Build Toward Ultimate Goal

The Auto Glass Safety Council attended the 2023 annual meeting of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which is putting its “Vision Zero” plan into action. Continue reading

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Rhode Island Law Restates Consumer Choice for Glass Repair

The state of Rhode Island has enacted insurance legislation that reiterates existing state law that prohibits insurance companies from steering consumers to a preferred auto glass company. The Surplus Lines Insurance bill was signed by the Governor on June 30. … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Considers Auto Glass Safety Bill

The Massachusetts legislature Joint Committee on Transportation held a hearing on March 9 on legislation that would create state auto glass replacement safety standards. The bill, H. 4445, introduced by Representatives Josh Cutler and Kathleen LaNatra, defines “Aftermarket safety glass … Continue reading

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Settlement Reached in Subaru Class Action Windshield Lawsuit

A settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit against car manufacturer Subaru that alleged that the windshields of certain vehicles were prone to cracking. Under the terms of the settlement agreement, Subaru will extend the warranty of the … Continue reading

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Trial by Jury Set for Allstate v. Auto Glass America Case

A November 1, 2021 trial date has been set by the U.S. District Court in Orlando, Fla., in the long running Allstate v. Auto Glass America litigation. At a Status Conference held last month with the parties District Judge Carlos … Continue reading

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