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Acura RDX Owners File Lawsuit Alleging Spontaneous Shattering of Rear Windshield

Acura and its parent company Honda are being sued by American owners of the Acura RDX over a flaw that could allegedly cause the glass in the tailgate window to shatter spontaneously, and without warning. The plaintiffs allege that a … Continue reading

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Court Rules in Glass America Midwest Sexual Harassment Case

A U.S. District Court has sided with Glass America Midwest on the majority of issues in a sexual harassment lawsuit. Glass America Midwest won three of the four points in its motion for summary judgment last week in a case … Continue reading

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Safelite Sued for Insurance Fraud in California

The New Year probably didn’t start the way Safelite officials expected. On Jan. 5, Safelite Group Inc., Safelite AutoGlass (SAG) and Safelite Solutions LLC (SSL) were sued for insurance fraud by a former employee for himself and on behalf of … Continue reading

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Part of Michigan’s Auto Reform Bill Ruled Unconstitutional

Part of the 2019 Auto Reform Bill has been ruled unconstitutional by Michigan’s Supreme Court, but what does that mean for drivers across the state? The auto insurance repeal that’s been in the spotlight over the past four years reduced … Continue reading

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Claim Stacking Is Allowed Unless Auto Insurance Policy Forbids It, AZ Supreme Court Rules

Last week, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that if insurance companies don’t want policyholders to stack uninsured-motorist claims, they have to put it in writing. The case involved a class-action lawsuit first brought by a woman who sought to draw … Continue reading

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Campfield vs. Safelite: Appeals Court Searches for Damages

The Sixth Circuit Appeals Court on Wednesday reviewed a 2021 district court ruling against Richard Campfield, owner and president of Ultra Bond, who sued Safelite Group alleging the company had engaged in false advertising that hurt his business. A panel … Continue reading

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Georgia Man Files Suit Against Progressive Insurance, Mitchell for Car Payouts

Keddrick Brown filed suit in Georgia federal court October 12 against an affiliate of Progressive Casualty Insurance and Mitchell Intelligence. In Brown v. Progressive Mountain Insurance Co. et al., Brown alleges in proposed class allegations that Progressive arbitrarily lowers vehicle … Continue reading

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Federal Decision on “Right to Repair” Case Delayed in MA

A Massachusetts federal judge has delayed a ruling in Alliance for Automotive Innovation v. Healey to Nov. 2, 2021. U.S. Massachusetts District Court Judge Douglas Woodlock scheduled a ruling by Sept. 20 in the case of automakers suing over an … Continue reading

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Class Action Lawsuit Against Allstate Dropped

A Texas law firm has dropped a proposed class-action lawsuit accusing Allstate of regularly calling unqualified expert witnesses. The Estes Law Firm, based in Richmond, Texas, filed the suit in January 2021 and represented nearly 10,000 Texas lawyers and law … Continue reading

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Ohio Court of Appeals Rules Against Safelite

Shonda Hicks, a licensed insurance surveyor with the Safelite Group, won her appeal in Ohio court Sept. 2 in a workers’ compensation case involving her falling in a parking lot. On the morning of Feb. 8, 2018, Hicks, who was … Continue reading

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Former Auto Glass Exec Arrested for Sexual Assault, Sheriff Declines to File Charges

“Which office do I go to [to] get my reputation back?” First uttered by former Labor Secretary Raymond J. Donovan upon the dropping of larceny charges against him in 1987, those words ring true to Mike Boyle of Bend, Oregon. … Continue reading

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Virginia Supreme Court Rules for Nationwide in Car Accident Dispute

Virginia Supreme Court Rules for Nationwide in Car Accident Dispute

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