Earlier this week, ConsumerAffairs.com reported that a California chiropractor has been charged with consumer fraud in a lawsuit by several district attorneys. The suit alleges the Danville, California chiropractor sold a $115,000 DRX-9000 spinal-traction (spinal decompression) machine to other chiropractors and encouraged them to provide expensive treatments for their patients. The DRX-9000 was a...Read More
No doubt you’ve seen the ads for Allstate’s “accident forgiveness” program, which prevents Allstate from increasing your premium if you have an accident. Approximately 10% of Allstate’s 1.5 million customers in California purchased this additional coverage. The Los Angeles Times reported last week that a consumer watchdog group asked the California Department of Insur...Read More
Allstate markets itself as the “good hands” company. Don’t believe it. When it comes to filing a claim against Allstate, watch out for those “good hands” or you may get sucker punched. Without an attorney fighting for your rights, filing a claim after an auto accident may feel like a David versus Goliath match up. ...Read More
Reuters reports that 7 auto insurance companies, including Allstate, are suing Toyota Motor Corp. to recover money they paid in claims for car crashes blamed on unintended acceleration of Toyota vehicles. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, as many as 89 crash-related deaths since 2000 may be linked to sudden acceleration in Toyota ...Read More
Forget what you may have heard about insurance companies being “good neighbors” or being in “good hands.” Insurance companies are in the business of making money. Their business is to collect as much money as they can in premiums and pay as little money as possible for claims. If you’ve been injured in a car ...Read More
Will filing a claim cause my insurance rates to go up? This is a very common question. The short answer is: It depends on whether the accident was primarily your fault. With the passage of Proposition 103 on November 8, 1988, California began regulating the rates insurance companies could charge for automobile policies. proposition 103 ...Read More
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