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In 1988, Californians revolted against excessive auto, homeowner, and business insurance premiums and passed Proposition 103, a ballot measure written by Consumer Watchdog founder Harvey Rosenfield to rein in insurance companies. Using the provisions of Prop 103, Consumer Watchdog has lowered rates and saved Californians over $150 billion since 1988.

Case Update: Allstate Price Optimization

Case Update: Allstate Price Optimization Allstate Faces a California Hearing in May on an Estimated $1 Billion in Auto Insurance Overcharges Evidence Shows Allstate Penalized Its Best Customers, Violating California’s Proposition 103 After a seven-year investigation, Allstate, the fourth largest auto...

Transamerica Gets Preliminary Sign-Off on Settlement of Overcharge Claims

By Ross Todd, LAW.COM May 5, 2020 A federal judge in Los Angeles has given preliminary approval to a deal that Transamerica Life Insurance Co. reached with certain policyholders who claim the company improperly increased monthly charges withdrawn from their...

KABC-LA (ABC) – Los Angeles, CA: Allstate and State Farms Profits Are Four Times the National Average

Harvey Rosenfield says Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara needs to step in and enforce the law.

Consumer Watchdog Challenges $268 Million GEICO Auto Insurance Rate Hike & Job- and Education-Based Insurance Rate Discrimination

Los Angeles, CA – Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara should reject GEICO’s proposed $268 million auto insurance rate hike and its job- and education-based discriminatory rating system, wrote Consumer Watchdog in a petition filed with the California Department of...

California Supreme Court Rules Insurers Are Not Immune To Lawsuits Over Excessive Insurance Costs

By Lyle Adriano, INSURANCE BUSINESS AMERICA March 23, 2021 The California Supreme Court has ruled that insurance companies cannot avoid lawsuits filed by consumers over excessive title insurance costs – a ruling which could set an important precedent for all...

CSAA Took Advantage of Pandemic, Overcharged Policyholders by at Least $150 Million for Auto Insurance, Policyholder Lawsuit Says

Los Angeles -- CSAA – the northern California Auto Club affiliate – overcharged its customers by at least $150 million for auto insurance during the pandemic, and they’re going to court to get their money back. A lawsuit filed...

Doctors Save $2.8 Million After Challenge to Malpractice Insurance Rate Hike

Los Angeles, CA – In response to Consumer Watchdog’s challenge to Medical Insurance Exchange of California’s (“MIEC”) proposed rate increase on doctors’ and medical providers’ medical malpractice insurance, MIEC has agreed to cut the average overall rates it...

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