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GEICO Dismisses AOB Fraud Lawsuit Following Settlement

The Central California lawsuit between Government Employees Insurance Co., GEICO Indemnity Co., GEICO General Insurance Company and GEICO Casualty Co. (collectively GEICO) and Winaffix Auto Glass LLC (WAG) and its owners, Tal Elzari and Navid Vatankhahan has ended. According to … Continue reading

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Geico Files Another AOB Fraud Lawsuit – This Time in Arizona

Government Employees Insurance Co., GEICO Indemnity Co., GEICO General Insurance Company and GEICO Casualty Co. (collectively Geico) filed a complaint in Arizona Federal Court against defendants, Auto Glass Express (AGE) and its owners and managers, Danielle Dean and Saxton Lafasto … Continue reading

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Geico Files Complaint Against Six Parties for Fraud

Government Employees Insurance Co., Geico Indemnity Co., Geico General Insurance Company and Geico Casualty Co. (collectively Geico), has filed a complaint against six parties in Arizona, alleging the group participated in “fraudulent acts” which included billing the auto insurer for … Continue reading

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Geico RICO Lawsuit Could See a New Timeline

The ongoing lawsuit between Geico Insurance Co. (Geico) and Shazam Auto Glass, LLC, (Shazam) and its owner, Sean Martineau has newly proposed court dates following requests for additional time. According to court documents, both parties met and filed a joint … Continue reading

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Shazam Auto Glass and Its Owner File Motion to Dismiss Fraud Lawsuit

Shazam Auto Glass, LLC, (Shazam) and its owner, Sean Martineau have filed a motion to dismiss its lawsuit against Geico Insurance Co.’s (Geico). Shazam and Martineau stated Geico’s complaint is “due to be dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction … Continue reading

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New Date for Geico Fraud Response

Government Employees Insurance Co., GEICO Indemnity Co., GEICO General Insurance Company and GEICO Casualty Co. (collectively Geico) initially opposed the request by Advantage Auto Glass, LLC, (AAG) and its owner, Jeremy Solheim’s for additional time to respond to its complaint. … Continue reading

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Geico Files Complaint Against Shazam Auto Glass, LLC and Owner for Fraud

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

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Pennsylvania Repair Center Files RICO Class Action Against Multiple Insurers

Crawford Auto Center of Downington, Pa., has asked the U.S Northern District Court of Illinois, Eastern division, to approve a national class action under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) against State Farm, Allstate, Geico and dozens of other insurers for allegedly “long-running unlawful conduct to suppress compensation to repair facilities for automotive collision repairs covered by insurance.” Like the cases filed in Florida and Indiana, this lawsuit has potential implications for the AGRR industry, as glass repair companies allege similar issues with third-party administrators (TPAs), which handle glass claims for insurers.

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