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Several Updates Made in AOB Suit

A Florida Middle courtroom has been filled with filings lately in the legal assignment of benefits (AOB) battle between Allstate Insurance Company, Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Company, Allstate Indemnity Company and Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Company (collectively Allstate) … Continue reading

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Judge Grants AGA’s Motion to Compel Allstate to Produce its Pricing Agreements

The legal showdown between plaintiff, Allstate Insurance Company, Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Company, Allstate Indemnity Company and Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Company (collectively Allstate) and the defendants, Auto Glass America LLC (AGA) and its owner, Charles Isaly marches … Continue reading

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Mediation Scheduled Following Motion to Dismiss in Fraud Suit

The legal battle between Allstate Insurance Company, Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Company, Allstate Indemnity Company and Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Company (collectively Allstate) and Auto Glass America LLC (AGA) and its owner, Charles Isaly intensified over the past … Continue reading

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Arizona is in the Lead for Auto Glass Claims

Arizona leads the nation in auto glass claims, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). Insurance industry data shows 10% of the nation’s auto glass claims were from Arizona between 2015 and 2019. “The fact that auto glass claims … Continue reading

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AGA Files Another Motion Against Allstate

Defendants Auto Glass America LLC (AGA) and its owner, Charles Isaly, went back to court Thursday, filing another motion to compel Allstate Insurance Company, Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Company, Allstate Indemnity Company and Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Company … Continue reading

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AGA Issues Fiery Response to Allstate’s Latest Request

“Allstate’s motion is due to be denied because a protective order is not warranted. And even though Allstate apparently thinks the circumstances present an ‘emergency’ situation, we are not even close,” a portion of a response filed by Auto Glass … Continue reading

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Arizona Geico Fraud Lawsuit Reaches Settlement Agreement

The ongoing legal battle between Government Employees Insurance Co., Geico Indemnity Co., Geico General Insurance Company and Geico Casualty Co. (collectively Geico), and six parties has come to a close in an Arizona courtroom. According to the joint settlement motion, … Continue reading

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Florida AOB Legislation Dies in Committee

Florida’s Senate Banking and Insurance committee meeting ended in a split four-to-four vote on proposed legislation that proponents claimed would help decrease alleged auto glass repair and replacement fraud. The bill, discussed in yesterday’s meeting, sought to prohibit auto glass … Continue reading

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Allstate Asks Court to Dismiss Auto Glass America’s Counterclaim

Allstate recently asked a Florida court judge to dismiss a counterclaim filed by Auto Glass America LLC (AGA) and its owner Charles Isaly. According to Allstate’s filed motion to dismiss, the insurance company is also seeking certain allegations and AGA’s … Continue reading

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Isaly Responds to Allstate’s Complaint, Files a Counterclaim, and Demands a Trial By Jury

Auto Glass America, LLC (AGA) and its owner Charles Isaly filed a response to Allstate’s complaint and a counterclaim this week, and is demanding a trial by jury. Isaly, who is the defendant in the Allstate v. AGA and Isaly … Continue reading

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Court Partially Dismisses Motion in Allstate v. Auto Glass America Lawsuit

A Florida District Court judge ruled to partially approve and partially dismiss certain aspects of a previously filled motion to dismiss in the Allstate versus Auto Glass America, LLC (AGA) and its owner, Charles Isaly lawsuit. The court announced its … Continue reading

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Florida CFO Pushes for More AOB Reform Awareness

“The auto glass version of assignment of benefits (AOB) has got to be dealt with,” said Jimmy Patronis, chief financial officer for the state of Florida. The concern over AOB has been a growing for insurers in Florida over the … Continue reading

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Sunshine State’s New Law Goes into Effect July 1st

Florida’s Gov. Ron DeSantis recently signed an assignment of benefits (AOB) reform bill into law. The legislation, also referred to as H7065, originally included auto glass but after going through several revisions both the Senate and the House excluded the … Continue reading

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Auto Glass America Seeks To Extend Lawsuit Timeline Against Allstate

Allstate’s lawsuit against Auto Glass America LLC of Florida (AGA) and its owner, Charles Isaly continues, over AGA allegedly pressuring Allstate’s insureds to choose their company for windshield replacements. AGA and Isaly have responded to the insurance company’s motion to … Continue reading

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Allstate Mediation Hearing Extended Until 2020

Allstate’s lawsuit against Auto Glass America LLC of Florida (AGA) and its owner, Charles Isaly was referred to mediation last month and both parties requested an extension in deadlines associated with its mediation. According to court documents, the cases’ mediation … Continue reading

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Florida House Alters Bill to Exclude Windshield Replacements

The Florida House of Representatives has excluded vehicle windshields from a recent bill concerning assignment of benefits (AOB). The bill, also known as HB 7065 was initially introduced in mid-March of this year. According to News 4 Jacksonville, the bill … Continue reading

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Proposed Bill May Impact Floridians

A new Florida bill has been introduced in the House, and if it passes there could be changes ahead for assignment of benefits (AOB). The new bill, also referred to as H7065, provides term definitions and requirements and limitations for … Continue reading

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Allstate Case Goes To Mediation

The lawsuit between Allstate, Auto Glass America LLC of Florida (AGA) and its owner, Charles Isaly has gone to mediation. It was referred yesterday. In the original claim Allstate alleged AGA and Isaly directed an “extensive and complex scheme to … Continue reading

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Allstate Sues Auto Glass America and Its Owner

Allstate Insurance1, one of the nation’s largest writers of auto insurance policies, has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court, Orlando division, against Auto Glass America LLC of Florida (AGA) and Charles Isaly, of Arizona. The suit, which was … Continue reading

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Update For Arizona Bill

Earlier this month an Arizona Senator introduced a new bill, also known as SB1226. If it had passed it would have impacted automotive glass shops throughout the state. Fortunately shops don’t have to continue following it because it has “died” … Continue reading

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Arizona Glass Shops Should Watch This Bill

A new bill has been introduced by Senator Livingston in Arizona, and if it passes there could be changes ahead for businesses throughout the state. The new bill, also referred to as SB1226, would impact any shop that requires an … Continue reading

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AOB Still an Issue in Florida

State Farm recently filed a lawsuit in Florida arguing against the state Office of Insurance Regulation’s (OIR) requests for public record information required by the state. Many of the records involved assignment of benefits (AOB) and insurance claims. State Farm … Continue reading

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Florida Bills Requiring Windshield Inspections Die

Two bills introduced in the Florida state legislature that would have required an inspection of a windshield’s damage by an insurer before it’s repaired or replaced weren’t voted on in the current 60-day session, which ended on March 9. In … Continue reading

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Judge Rules in Favor of Geico in VIP Auto Glass Lawsuit

The legal battle between VIP Auto Glass and Geico General Insurance Company has come to an end. Judge Mary S. Scriven dismissed the October 2016 case against the insurer, which claimed the company violated Florida law by underpaying auto glass … Continue reading

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PCI Urges Florida Senate to Pass Windshield Inspection Bill

The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) is urging the Florida Senate Banking and Insurance Committee to pass Senate Bill 396, which would require insurers to inspect a damaged windshield prior to it being repaired or replaced—an effort, the … Continue reading

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The Two Components of Assignment of Benefits

Assignment of benefits (AOBs) has been a controversial topic recently, as insurers allege some auto glass shops, primarily in Florida and Arizona as well as other states with a zero-deductible for auto glass, are committing fraud and entering litigation arbitrarily. … Continue reading

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