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California Commissioner Issues Anti-Steering Regulations

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has issued new Anti-Steering in Auto Body Repair regulations that he says increase protections to prevent consumers from being misled or claims delayed when a collision-damaged vehicle needs to be repaired. The new rules prohibit …

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 …

Massachusetts Business Owner Pleads Guilty to $28K Insurance Fraud

A Peabody. Massachusetts, business owner pleaded guilty yesterday and was sentenced in connection with collecting over $28,000 in fraudulent insurance claims for work performed at his auto and glass companies. Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley said Robert Giller, age 53, …