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Monday, 16 July 2018 17:14

14 Charged in Auto Insurance Fraud Scheme in Miami-Dade County, Prosecutors Say

Written by Carlos Suarez, WPLG

A group of people are facing serious charges after authorities said they filed 45 separate insurance claims over the course of seven months for accidents that never took place and for repairs to cars that were never made.

Friday, 13 July 2018 21:45

NC Law Requires Insurance Companies to Enforce Laws for 3rd Party Claims

Written by Autobody News Contributor

A couple of years ago, Billy Walkowiak approached North Carolina House Representative John Torbett and Senator Kathy Harrington with a concern about diminished value not being covered as required by North Carolina law. 

Thursday, 12 July 2018 22:38

Florida Lawsuits Decrease for Auto Glass Repair Insurance

Written by Emmariah Holcomb,

Auto glass lawsuits, which increased from 2006 to 2016, are starting to decline in Florida.

Thursday, 12 July 2018 21:37

New Auto Body Shop To Come to Meridian, MS

Written by Jim Brock, The Meridian Star

Joe Hudson’s Collision Center will open its newest auto body repair shop later this year in Meridian, MS.

Tuesday, 10 July 2018 15:03

Monroe, NC, Man Charged With Auto Insurance Fraud

Written by Staff, The Enquirer Journal

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced the arrest of Gary Miller, 44, of Monroe, NC, on July 3. Miller was charged with felony insurance fraud.

Thursday, 05 July 2018 20:18

CARCO Adds Windshield Damage Inspections To Fight Fraud in FL

Written by Emmariah Holcomb,

CARCO is adding windshield damage inspection to its Florida Site Network. The goal is to identify and prevent fraudulent windshield damage claims from being filed with insurance companies.

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