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Conn. Senator Urges DOJ to Investigate Auto Insurers’ ‘Preferred’ Repair Shops

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) is urging the Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate a recently aired CNN report’s allegation that auto insurers may be pressuring consumers to repair their vehicles at the insurers’ preferred repair shops. “Contrary to what …

Oklahoma AG Warns Against ‘Steering’ to Repair Shops by Insurers

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is warning citizens of his state about the practice of “steering” — where insurers strongly push consumers to take their vehicles to “preferred” auto body shops for repairs. Pruitt said such repair shops that may …

Mass. DOI Proposes Regulation on Auto Glass Repair Steering; Hearing Scheduled

The Massachusetts Division of Insurance said it will hold a public hearing on June 28 regarding the proposed new regulation 211 CMR 135.00, “Requirements Regarding Referrals to Motor Vehicle Glass Repair Shops.” A copy of the proposed regulation can be …

Auto Glass Steering Bill Moves to Conn. Governor

A Connecticut bill that would expand a ban on steering by auto damage appraisers to include glass repairs is moving to the governor’s desk. The state Senate voted Wednesday, 34-2, in favor of a bill requiring an insurance company or …

Connecticut Bill Extending Repair Steering Ban Advances

Connecticut lawmakers are advancing a proposal to expand a ban on auto damage appraisers steering customers to specific repair shops to include glass repairs. The bill was passed Tuesday 107-to-38 by the House of Representatives, and now moves to the …