“This is a new trend that insurance experts say drives up repair bills for needless work and legal costs. “They would have no way of knowing if it were damaged or not, and they have a gun to their head to pay the price the contractor is asking for,” said insurance expert Tom Cotton.
Action 9 found that, in Central Florida, DNS Auto Glass sued insurance companies for payment 80 times.
And statewide, according to Florida’s Department of Financial Services, in 2012, auto glass companies filed 1,389 lawsuits against insurers. Just four years later, the number of lawsuits soared to 19,695.”
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These insurance bullies will undoubtedly force insurers to raise premiums for everyone. Don’t allow them to take over your Assignment of Benefits! If you do need your windshield replaced, call the pros at IAS Auto Glass. We can be reached at 952-797-4374 or visit our website to schedule an appointment.