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“It’s been a busy few weeks, and while 14 of the 15 insurers conceded without so much as a whimper, Infinity Insurance needed a bit of persuasion," Gunder said. "With the help of our legal counsel, Attorney Brent Geohagan’s representation of Gunder’s Auto Center, Inc., they too came to the right conclusion and are paying our new labor rates for body and refinishing as well as an elevated labor rate for frame/unibody repair. Of course they are also paying applicable legal fees and costs for the lawsuit as well."
Gunder has 12 lawsuits pending against State Farm, Allstate, USAA and GEICO for their failure to pay "reasonable and necessary" allowances for labor and materials and five lawsuits against them for labor rates alone. He raised his hourly rate from $42 to $48 in June.