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State Farm Seeks Trial in $1.4 Million Suit Against Auto Glass Company

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and State Farm Fire and Casualty Company (collectively State Farm) has filed a federal lawsuit in Florida’s Middle District Court against At Home Auto Glass LLC, William Camp and Nicholas Alexander (collectively defendants). The … Continue reading

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November Brings Avalanche of Court Filings in Insurance Case

The case of Allstate vs. Auto Glass America and its owner, Charles Isaly (AGA) produced more than 30 separate legal filings in the month of November—an average of more than one per business day. The filings appear to coalesce around … Continue reading

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Judge Denies Request to Conceal Testimony

In a month of contentious legal wrangling that has seen 24 documents (motions, responses, orders etc.) filed this far, the judge in the Allstate vs Auto Glass America (AGA)* lawsuit and its counter suit ruled today upon an item both … Continue reading

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Case Closed: Final Verdict Issued in Defective Sunroof Suit

The defective sunroof lawsuit between plaintiff Tom Kondash and defendant Kia Motors America, Inc. (Kia) has come to an end. According to the final judgement, several motions were denied that included excluding expert testimonies. It is ordered and adjudged that … Continue reading

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Judge Rules Against Class Certification in Lawsuit

U.S. District Court Judge Matthew W. McFarland, recently issued an order denying class certification the alleged defective sunroof lawsuit between plaintiff Tom Kondash and defendant Kia Motors America, Inc. (Kia). According to the order, Kondash’s class action request was denied … Continue reading

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Allstate vs. AGA Lawsuit and Countersuit Continues

The lawsuit filed by Allstate Insurance* against Auto Glass America and its owner Charles Isaly (AGA) and AGA’s countersuit continue to work their way through the U.S. District Court in Orlando. The past two weeks have seen motions concerning witnesses, … Continue reading

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Federal Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss

U.S. District Judge, Carlos Mendoza, denied Auto Glass America (AGA) and its owner Charles Isaly’s motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction in its assignment of benefits (AOB) fraud lawsuit yesterday. The ongoing legal battle is between Allstate … Continue reading

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Court Grants Parts and Denies Parts of Tesla’s Motion to Dismiss in Injury Lawsuit

A Federal Judge recently ruled to grant parts and deny parts of Tesla’s motion to dismiss, in its lawsuit with plaintiff, Marlen Mesutovich Izzetov and his minor child. Izzetov has alleged the electric auto manufacturer is responsible for injuries his … Continue reading

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Judge Orders Progressive to Pay Up

U.S. District Judge Timothy Savage awarded $700,000 in legal fees to attorneys with Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP and Caputo & Mariotti PC for their work on behalf of a class of Progressive Specialty Insurance Co. (Progressive) customers who … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Alleges Glass Company Is Responsible for Driver Accident

Defendants Marvin Martinez and Cooper Glass Company LLC (Cooper Glass) have responded to a complaint by Akara Williams which alleges the company should be held responsible for an automotive accident between one of Cooper Glass’ vehicles and Williams’ vehicle. Both … 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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Auto Glass America Seeks Answers to Dispositive Motion in Allstate Lawsuit

Auto Glass America, LLC (AGA) and its owner, Charles Isaly, recently filed documents with a Florida District Court regarding its dispositive motion to dismiss. According to court documents, AGA and Islay stated that its dispositive motion to dismiss and supporting … Continue reading

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Progressive Looks to Consolidate Class Action Lawsuit over Medical Short Pay

Progressive Select Insurance Co. (Progressive) has recently been in Florida’s federal courtroom over a class action lawsuit, which could have implications for the auto glass industry, led by MRI provider Clearview Imaging LLC (Clearview). The lawsuit centers on medical providers … Continue reading

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Geico Liable For Totaled Car Fees

Last week a federal judge sided against Geico in an ongoing Florida lawsuit. According to court documents, Florida drivers who totaled their cars are entitled to title and license plate fees from the insurance company. The judge mentioned the payments … Continue reading

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Geico and Advantage Auto Glass Settle Fraud Lawsuit

The ongoing lawsuit between Government Employees Insurance Co., GEICO Indemnity Co., GEICO General Insurance Company and GEICO Casualty Co. (collectively Geico) and Advantage Auto Glass, LLC, (AAG) and its owner, Jeremy Solheim, has ended. Recently filed court documents state both … Continue reading

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Hyundai’s Exploding Sunroof Lawsuit Final Hearing to Be Had

A U.S. District Court of California judge has set the date for the settlement hearing for an ongoing legal battle between Billy Glenn and Hyundai. The hearing is scheduled for August 12, 2019. The lawsuit began four years ago when … Continue reading

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Exploding Sunroof Case Continues for Volkswagen

A lawsuit against Volkswagen Group of America (VW) will continue, as a California federal court judge ruled against VW’s motion to dismiss “certain claims” in the plaintiff’s second complaint. The judge also stated there is enough supporting evidence alleging the … Continue reading

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Some Find Issues With Fees In Safelite Case

The messy dispute between the Minnesota Insurance Commissioner, Mike Rothman and Safelite have resulted in some hefty fees for Safelite’s attorneys. Last week the Eighth Circuit Court ruled the legal team for the auto glass repair company deserved close to … Continue reading

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Prius Owners Bring Lawsuit against Toyota – Claiming Defective Windshields

Several Toyota Prius owners filed a lawsuit against the car company claiming to have defective windshields. According to the vehicle owners’ complaint, Prius windshields from 2016 and 2017 randomly crack and break without being in hazardous conditions. According to the … Continue reading

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SOA Wants Spontaneous Windshield Breakage Lawsuit Settled

Subaru of America (SOA) made another response to claims previously filed in the Lucia Luong and Brian Mann class action lawsuit against the corporation concerning spontaneous breakage. Previously the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California decided not … Continue reading

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State Farm Auto Lawsuits Still a Hot Topic in Florida

Usually when a car accident leads to a windshield replacement, the victim contacts his or her insurance provider. From there, he or she goes through a series of steps in order to get their vehicle back on the road. Recently, … Continue reading

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State Farm Responds to Claims of Influencing Non-OEM Auto Repair

A jury recently found Texas-based John Eagle Collision Center liable for injuries sustained by Matthew and Marcia Seebachan following a 2013 crash because  a repair was not done according to OEM specifications, according to the verdict. Now, State Farm is … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Against Fuyao Glass America for Unpaid Wages Continues to Grow

Bad news keeps rolling in for Fuyao Glass America (FGA). Since the beginning of March, 222 current or former employees have requested to join the lawsuit against the company for alleged unpaid overtime wages and rounding policy. Lead plaintiff Julia … Continue reading

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Wilson Responds to Safelite’s Motion for Partial Summary Judgment

Former Safelite president and CEO Dan Wilson has responded to a request his former employer made for partial summary judgment in a suit he filed last year. The suit alleges that Safelite’s nonqualified deferred compensation plan (known as the Safelite … Continue reading

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Chrysler Lawsuit Regarding Leaking Sunroofs Seeks Class Action Status

The lawsuit against Chrysler for leaking sunroofs is still trying to reach class-action status. The lawsuit, which was first filed in 2014, alleges the manufacturer was negligent in disclosing to owners that regular maintenance is needed on affected vehicles’ sunroof … Continue reading

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Volvo Asks for Writ of Mandamus in Sunroof Lawsuit

Volvo has requested the U.S. District Court of New Jersey to issue a writ of mandamus which requires the court to make a ruling on the merits of the company’s eight motions for summary judgment, and why they chose to … Continue reading

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Court Partially Grants Summary Judgment in Safelite Labor Lawsuit

The U.S. District Court of California’s Central District has granted in part and denied in part Safelite’s motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit where the company stood accused of nine violations of California’s Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA.) In … Continue reading

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Court Rules in Favor of Safelite in Discrimination Lawsuit

For what it said are reasons of inconsistency and lack of substantial evidence, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has granted Safelite’s motion for summary judgment against terminated employee, Mauro Castillo Vidal. Vidal had filed a … Continue reading

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The End: GlasWeld’s Lawsuit Against Its Former President is Dismissed

Five years after GlasWeld Systems Inc. filed a suit against the company’s former president Michael Boyle, for patent infringement, the United States District Court of Oregon has ruled in favor of a GlasWeld motion for dismissal of all claims. In … Continue reading

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Safelite Responds to Discriminatory Allegations in Lawsuit

Safelite has responded to allegations of multiple discrimination claims in terminated employee Mauro Castillo Vidal’s opposition for summary judgment, Vidal says management began treating him differently after his wife Christina filed a separate lawsuit against the company. Mauro Vidal worked … Continue reading

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Safelite Motions for Partial Summary Judgment in Dan Wilson Suit

Safelite has requested that the court make a partial summary judgment in a case filed by former company president and CEO Dan Wilson. In the suit, filed last September, Wilson alleged that the company’s nonqualified deferred compensation plan (known as … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Alleges Nissan Knew about Defective Sunroofs

Nissan is under fire following a lawsuit alleging that certain 2008-present Nissan and Infiniti models have defective panoramic glass sunroofs, causing them to explode spontaneously. The lawsuit alleges that these sunroofs are made from defective tempered glass, which fails to … Continue reading

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BMW Settles Two Class-Action Lawsuits

BMW has settled two class-action lawsuits that claimed the manufacturer’s sunroofs were defective on certain makes and models, resulting in thousands of dollars’ worth of damage not covered under warranty.  The lawsuit, which was brought forth by California residents Monita … Continue reading

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Porsche Settles in ‘Windshield Glare’ Lawsuit

Auto maker Porsche has reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum with plaintiffs in a case that accused the company of a “windshield glare” defect in some of its vehicles. In court documents dated September 15, plaintiffs Alyce Rubinfeld and … Continue reading

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Most of Shattered Sunroof Lawsuit Against Hyundai Dropped

Billy Glenn, owner of a 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, has filed a lawsuit against Hyundai after the car’s panoramic sunroof allegedly shattered without cause, only to experience the same incident with its replacement. The plaintiff claims the panoramic sunroofs … Continue reading

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GlasWeld Responds to Boyles’ Request for Trial Date

In the latest development in the GlasWeld-Boyle lawsuit, officials from GlasWeld have filed a response to Mike and Christopher Boyle’s recent motion asking the court to set a trial date for the ongoing alleged patent infringement lawsuit. In their latest … Continue reading

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Rich Campfield Sues Safelite

A lawsuit against Safelite Group, Safelite Solutions and Safelite Fulfillment LLC alleging misleading advertising has been filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio by Rich Campfield, founder of Ultra Bond in Grand Junction, Colo. According to court documents “The heart of this case is Safelite’s long-running and egregiously misleading advertising and promotional scheme in which it falsely tells consumers that cracks longer than six inches cannot be repaired.”

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Chrysler Says Warranty Protects It from Paying Class Action Damages

Chrysler has asked the judge to strike plaintiffs’ claims for damages and injunctive relief due to a Basic Limited Warranty former owners received when they purchased their vehicles. The class action lawsuit revolves around allegations that certain Chrysler models have a sunroof defect that causes them to leak.

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Insurers Seek Dismissal of Class Action Collision Repair Suit

Several insurers have filed motions to dismiss a class action suit filed by a Downington, Pa.-based collision repair shop. Crawford’s Auto Center filed the suit in April under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (the RICO Act) and names … Continue reading

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