In a recent blog by Cars Insurance Savings, the writer mentioned seven things about a car that influences the cost of auto insurance. Before buying a car, it is important to make sure of some things because they can incur a lot of cost. To be brief, here are the seven things that car owners need to make sure: Find out how much repairs would cost: If the car is a foreign and fancy one, it can cost you a lot to repair it! This translates to a high premium for the auto insurance. Be sure that your car … (more) January 16, 2015

  • GEICO Hunts for Fraud No-Claims Cases in NY

    by Jeanny Hopper
    GEICO Hunts for Fraud No-Claims Cases in NY

    The Government Employee Insurance Company, otherwise known as GEICO, has filed a court case against no-claims suspects which operated in Kew Garden in New York last June 11. In the claim, suspects ask for radiological services payment which they forwarded to a medical professional corporation that has been charged to be clandestinely held and managed by nonmedical people. The complaint reported on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York was a $1.8 million worth of compensation and treble damages as set upon by the Federal RICO statue and the communal law of New York. They … (more) July 7, 2010

  • Insurance Company in Hot Water Over Allegations of ‘Illegal Practices’ in California

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Insurance Company in Hot Water Over Allegations of ‘Illegal Practices’ in California

    State and federal legislators are urging a closer examination of an auto insurance firm which may have involved itself in illegal practices. Mercury Insurance Group was mentioned in a California state report which suggests that the company engaged in discrimination against customers serving in the military (and individuals from other occupations) and ‘deceptive pricing.’ Steve Poizner, State Insurance Commissioner, reported that the Mercury may have ‘repeatedly violated’ Proposition 103. This proposition was passed in 1988 providing legal consumer protections. The state report said that the insurer did not grant coverage immediately to certain applicants. These application included customers serving in … (more) February 9, 2010

  • Plea Bargain Granted to Philadelphia Arson Case

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Plea Bargain Granted to Philadelphia Arson Case

    Another arson case is put to an end as a former assistant fire chief who has been indicted to be guilty of starting two small fires in small town near Philadelphia has settled for a plea bargain setting him temporarily free from jail. Robert Tracey Jr., a 37-year-old citizen from Coatesville, Pennsylvania was included in the seven suspects who have been previously arrested in relation to a number of fires in and around Coatesville last February 2008. According to reports, it was a Chester County judge that allowed Robert Tracey Jr.’s plea bargain. Reports indicate that the County judge approved … (more) November 26, 2009