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Judge Approves Settlement for Subaru Class Action Case

On June 11, New Jersey Federal Judge Renee Marie Bumb gave final approval to a settlement in Khona, et al. versus Subaru of America Inc. The settlement gives a class of Subaru owners extended warranties and a reimbursement program to … Continue reading

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Settlement Reached in Subaru Class Action Windshield Lawsuit

A settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit against car manufacturer Subaru that alleged that the windshields of certain vehicles were prone to cracking. Under the terms of the settlement agreement, Subaru will extend the warranty of the … Continue reading

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Chrysler’s Leaky Sunroof Class Action Lawsuit Ends

The ongoing class action lawsuit between David Cox and Chrysler has been settled. According to U.S. Magistrate Judge Tonianne J. Bongiovanni’s order, Fiat Chrysler automobiles (FCA) has agreed to pay attorney’s fees, costs and an incentive reward separately from the … Continue reading

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Another Lawsuit Reaches Settlement

The Florida assignment of benefits (AOB) fraud lawsuit between Government Employees Insurance Co., GEICO Indemnity Co., GEICO General Insurance Company and GEICO Casualty Co. (collectively GEICO) and the defendants: Smart Ride (originally organized under the name Chipio Windshield Repair, LLC), … Continue reading

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Court Issues Final Ruling on Glenn v. Hyundai Lawsuit

A California District Court judge has issued a final ruling in the Billy Glenn v. Hyundai exploding sunroof lawsuit. The court found Hyundai responsible for covering $5.4 million in attorney’s fees as a settlement. The court also stated $5,000 are … Continue reading

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Chrysler Lawsuit Involving Leaky Sunroofs Seeks Settlement

The ongoing lawsuit between David Cox and Chrysler could be settled soon. According to court documents, the 2014 class-action lawsuit could reach a settlement agreement of $350,000 for attorneys’ fees and $4,000 that would be awarded to Cox, the plaintiff … Continue reading

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Mercury Insurance Agrees to Pay $41 Million to End 20 Year Legal Battle

Mercury Insurance Co. (Mercury) has agreed to pay $41.2 million to resolve allegations which state its brokers added illegal fees onto auto policyholders’ premiums, according to an announcement made earlier this week. “Today is a testament to the tenacity of … Continue reading

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Windshield Wiper Systems Lawsuit Could Result in a $6M Settlement

Tiffin Motor Homes, Inc. (TMH), which represents a proposed class of direct purchasers, recently asked a Michigan Federal Court judge to approve a $6,216,176 settlement against Mitsuba Corp. (Mitsuba) and Denso Corp. (Denso) in a windshield wiper systems lawsuit. The … 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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Safelite to Pay $8.2 Million Settlement

Earlier this week a California Federal Court judge granted a preliminary settlement in the Yadir A. Ontiveros v. Safelite lawsuit. Safelite agreed to pay roughly $8.2 million to settle its labor violation suit, which claimed the company “shortchanged” California workers … Continue reading

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Change in State Farm Settlement Ruling

Last month State Farm agreed to pay $250 million to settle an ongoing lawsuit in Illinois. The auto insurance company originally agreed to pay millions to end the Halve v. State Farm case in lieu of continuing with court proceedings. … Continue reading

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Maine to Get $5.1M in Volkswagen Settlement

Maine to Get $5.1M in Volkswagen Settlement

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USAA Will Monitor and Audit Safelite Solutions

San Antonio, Texas-based USAA Casualty Insurance Co. will conduct monthly audits of Safelite Solutions (its third-party automotive glass claims administrator) and has updated its procedures to eliminate any function that could be interpreted as adjusting, according to a report it submitted to the Minnesota Department of Commerce. USAA also says it will do away with the guaranteed average invoice agreement. Continue reading

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Minnesota Department of Commerce Commissioner Settles with USAA; Guaranteed Average Invoice Agreement Out

The Minnesota Department of Commerce, Insurance Division, has entered a settlement agreement with San Antonio, Texas-based USAA Casualty Insurance Co. that provides for the USAA to pay a civil penalty of $50,000 and ensure that any independent adjuster engaged there to adjust automobile glass claims is properly licensed in the state. Continue reading

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Safelite Group and Former Tech Reach Settlement

Safelite Group and Mathew Howcroft, a former technician trainee with Safelite AutoGlass in Charlotte, N.C., have reached a settlement in a case in which the former employee alleged wrongful termination under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Howcroft had filed a … Continue reading

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