Enforcing Prop 103

Consumer Watchdog Says California Drivers Need Protections Against Misuse Of Technology By Insurers

By Dave LaChance, REPAIRER DRIVEN NEWS September 23, 2022 https://www.repairerdrivennews.com/2022/09/23/consumer-watchdog-says-california-drivers-need-protections-against-misuse-of-technology-by-insurers/ Consumer protection organization Consumer Watchdog is urging California’s insurance commissioner to protect the state’s residents against the misuse of computer algorithms and...

Californians Need Protection Against Insurance Industry’s Use of Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, Consumer Watchdog Will Tell Insurance Commissioner

Los Angeles, CA -- The insurance industry’s use of algorithms and Artificial Intelligence to set premiums and determine who can get insurance coverage is a serious threat to Californians...

CSAA Sued For Continuing To Charge ‘Excessive’ Premiums Throughout Pandemic

By Lurah Lowery, REPAIRER DRIVEN NEWS August 15, 2022 https://www.repairerdrivennews.com/2022/08/15/csaa-sued-for-continuing-to-charge-excessive-premiums-throughout-pandemic/ A class action lawsuit has been filed against CSAA, the Northern California AAA Auto Club affiliate, for allegedly overcharging its customers since 2020...

CSAA Faces Lawsuit Over Claims It Overcharged Auto Insurance Policyholders $150 Million

By Lyle Adriano, INSURANCE BUSINESS AMERICA August 11, 2022 https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/csaa-faces-lawsuit-over-claims-it-overcharged-auto-insurance-policyholders-150-million-416482.aspx A lawsuit filed in Alameda County Superior Court claims that CSAA – California’s seventh-largest auto insurance company – overcharged customers during the...

California Commissioner Withholds Auto Insurance Rate Approvals, Rattles Market

By Renée Kiriluk-Hill, BESTWIRE August 10. 2022 https://news.ambest.com/NewsContent.aspx?&refnum=243607 California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara is pumping the brakes on private passenger auto rate hike requests from carriers, including Geico, which he said overcharged...

Mercury Insurance Accused Of Overcharging ‘Good Drivers’ In California

By Kevin Smith, MERCURY NEWS August 2, 2022 https://www.mercurynews.com/2022/08/02/mercury-insurance-accused-of-overcharging-good-drivers/ California's insurance commissioner has issued a notice of noncompliance against Mercury Insurance, alleging the company violated consumer protection laws by selling its highest-priced policy to...

GEICO Closes California Offices, Ends Telephone Sales Here

By Carolyn Said, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE August 2, 2022 https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/GEICO-closes-California-offices-ends-telephone-17347208.php GEICO, the nation's second-largest auto insurer, is limiting its physical presence in California and eliminating telephone sales of new policies here. The company...

Appeals Court Tries To Gut Tough Consumer Law

By Thomas Elias, TAFT MIDWAY DRILLER December 6, 2021 https://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/newsletter/appeals-court-tries-to-gut-tough-consumer-law/article_443599c4-56e8-11ec-94a3-9ffefdc3d8c5.html California’s ballot initiative process has never been more effective or beneficial to voters (who are also utility customers) than since the strongly...

California Moves to Curb Discriminatory Auto Insurance Pricing Using Job and Education Level That Charges Lower-Income, Non-White Drivers More

Sacramento, CA – Insurance companies’ illegal use of job and education level to price auto insurance discriminates against lower income drivers and communities of color and must end, Consumer Watchdog...

Supreme Court Confirms Right to Sue Insurance Companies for Overcharges

Decision Rebuffs Industry Arguments Against Proposition 103 Enforcement Rights Los Angeles, CA -- In a decision that will likely affect California motorists, homeowners, small businesses and even medical providers, the...

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