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Monday, 11 February 2019 22:00

NY Auto Body Repair Shop Owner Arrested for Insurance Fraud

Written by Priscila Korb, Lindenhurst Patch

The owner of an Amityville, NY, automotive body repair shop was arrested Feb. 1 for submitting fraudulent insurance claims for repairs on a vehicle, according to Suffolk Police.

Friday, 08 February 2019 23:35

Queens, NY, Woman Discovers How Things Can Go Wrong After a Car Is Stolen

Written by Arnold Diaz, PIX 11

It’s bad enough getting your car stolen in New York---but it got much worse for Lynn Moore, whose 2008 Porsche SUV was taken from the front of her Queens home in mid-January.


The New Hampshire House of Representatives Committee on Commerce and Consumer Affairs held a hearing on House Bill 664, which addresses the issue of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) repair procedures.

ASA recently announced its support of NH House Bill 664. The bill states, “An insurer shall reimburse a repairer for all repairs if a repairer follows original equipment manufacturer-recommended collision repair procedures, recommendations or service bulletins while repairing a vehicle.”

Monday, 04 February 2019 19:51

Five Star Autobody Celebrates 20 Years of Serving St. Johnsbury, VT

Written by Staff, Caledonian Record

Five Star Autobody is a family-owned, independent collision repair facility founded by George Mudge on July 1, 1999. George has worked in the auto body industry since 1978.

Thursday, 24 January 2019 19:32

Bill on MA Gov. Baker's Desk Creates Crime of Airbag Fraud

Written by Michael P. Norton, State House News Service


Insurers called on Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker to sign legislation establishing criminal penalties for selling or installing a counterfeit airbag in a vehicle.

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