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Florida Collision Repair Shops Argue Against Sanctions

Attorneys representing a group of Florida collision repair shops say an insurer’s motion for sanctions “is effectively a regurgitation of arguments it has previously made in its previous motions to dismiss.” The Florida collision repair shops allege that dozens of insurers use their direct repair programs to illegally control and depress rates. The complaint alleges that if the shops don’t comply, customers are steered away.

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Florida Judge Gives Collision Repair Shops Deadline

A group of Florida collision repair shops have told the U.S District Court judge that they plan to amend their complaint against dozens of insurers, which alleges the insurers use their direct repair programs to illegally control and depress rates. The complaint alleges that if the shops don’t comply, customers are steered away. The judge has ordered the plaintiffs to file their motion by March 27, 2015, writing that “the motion, if granted, would moot several motions [by insurers] to dismiss that will soon be ripe for consideration.”

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More Steering Allegations Against Automotive Glass Company

The NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters investigated steering allegations against of a nation-wide automotive glass repair company on Monday.
By the next morning, business owners from around Connecticut to as far away as Illinois started coming forward with similar allegations against The Safelite Group LLC and their affiliated companies.

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