Kemper Corporation has been recognized as an I-CAR Insurance Gold Class business at the corporate level, a reflection of the organization’s companywide commitment to ongoing training of its appraiser staff.
More collision repairers report this year than last year that they do not feel any insurance company influence on their parts purchasing practices. However, 13 percent said they feel “major” pressure or “complete control” by the insurer.
Collision repair shops that have earned Gold Class recognition from I-CAR are producing significant cost savings for consumers and insurance companies, according to a new I-CAR white paper detailing the Q1 2015 Enterprise Rent-A-Car Length of Rental (LOR) report. .
Takata has agreed to a national recall of certain types of driver and passenger side air bag inflators. These inflators were made with a propellant that can degrade over time and has led to ruptures that have been blamed for six deaths worldwide. The action expands the number of vehicles to be recalled for defective Takata inflators to nearly 34 million.
The integration of Total Loss Manager with the Autosource total loss valuation platform from AudaExplore empowers insurance carriers to provide measurable improvements to total loss settlements that increase customer satisfaction.
Service King Collision Repair Centers and Farmers Insurance joined together to donate a newly refurbished 2007 Chevrolet Malibu to a local Phoenix family through the Helping Hands for Single Moms organization.
CNN reporter Anderson Cooper investigated repair shop claims that insurance companies are pushing them to use unreliable repair parts and sometimes dangerous processes to fix collision damaged vehicles.
Florida Farm Bureau General Insurance last week asked a judge in that state to not only dismiss a labor rate lawsuit brought by 20 shops against Florida Farm Bureau and other insurers, but also to levy sanctions against the shops.
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