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Arizona Approves Local Auto Glass and Tint Contractors, Protects Agencies and Co-Op Members from Fraud
After allegations of fraudulent insurance claims or non-performance by Arizona-based auto glass repair companies earlier in 2020, the state released a newly evaluated contractor list that has been approved to provide glass and tint services to nearly 400 state agencies … Continue reading
An Arizona bill impacting assignment of benefits (AOB) was held in committee during a House meeting at the end of February 2020. The bill, also known as HB 2441, aims to alter the way auto glass shop owners obtain AOB … Continue reading
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
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
Geico Insurance Co. (Geico) has filed a federal lawsuit in Florida against Shazam Auto Glass, LLC, (Shazam) and its owner, Sean Martineau. The insurance company alleges Shazam and Martineau are responsible for a “fraudulent scheme” that included falsifying windshield replacement … Continue reading
The Boyd Group Inc. announced the acquisition of four collision repair centers located in Nevada (3 locations) and Arizona (1). The shops are located in the Las Vegas area and Scottsdale. These locations were previously branded New Look Collision Center, … Continue reading
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
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
The Boyd Group announced its acquisition of a repair center in Peoria, Arizona. This location previously operated as Lake Pleasant Collision Center, servicing customers in the community since 2009. Peoria is a northwestern suburb of Phoenix, with a population of … Continue reading
Safelite® Group has acquired the assets of Black Diamond Auto Glass with 4 locations in Arizona. The transaction was completed November 9, 2018. “As a family-owned business, our people and our customers are a top priority making it important that … Continue reading
There’s been an update on the status of Arizona’s SB 1169, a proposed bill that would repeal the state’s “zero-deductible” policy on auto glass repair and replacement. The bill had been held by Sen. Karen Fann, co-author of the bill, … Continue reading
A proposed Arizona bill to repeal the “zero-deductible” auto glass repair and replacement law was on the table for discussion yesterday during the state Senate’s Transportation Committee meeting. However, at the last minute it was held and not discussed, effectively … Continue reading
The sponsor of a bill that would effectively repeal Arizona’s “zero-deductible law” spoke publicly about the bill’s provisions January 25 on a Phoenix radio station, and her comments drew swift reactions from some in the auto glass industry.
As hot weather scorches parts of the country in Southern California, Arizona and Texas, AGRR technicians are scheduling more jobs in-shop and doing their best to stay cool, says Dominique Contreras, a customer service representative (CSR) with Glass Doctor in Murrieta, Calif.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed a lawsuit against a Larmore Auto Glass LLC, operating under the names O’Reilly’s Auto Glass and Freedom Auto Glass, over alleged do-not call violations. The company denies the allegations.
A stakeholders’ meeting was held Monday for Arizona House of Representatives Bill 2500, “Unlawful Practices: Auto Glass Repair.” The bill passed the state House and the discussion now revolves around its approval in the Arizona Senate. A glass shop owner … Continue reading