State Farm Lawsuit Moves Forward
There’s a lot of controversy over insurance companies dictating how repairs on vehicles should be done and what types of parts should be used. The automotive recycling industry will be watching closely as the lawsuit against State Farm is heard in Louisiana state court.
The suit, filed in Louisiana’s 19th Judicial District Court, alleged State Farm violated Louisiana’s Unfair Trade Practices Act and Monopolies Law by using scare tactics to steer Louisiana consumers to State Farm’s preferred repair shops and forcing shops to perform vehicle repairs cheaply and quickly, rather than in accordance with consumer safety and vehicle manufacturer performance standards.
For the latest details on the case, read the full article here, and stay tuned to The Locator for the latest as this case progresses.