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

  • Ford Brings Down EPA Ratings on C-Max amidst Heavy Criticism

    by Richard Burton
    Ford Brings Down EPA Ratings on C-Max amidst Heavy Criticism

    Ford Motors recently announced lowering of their rating for fuel economy on C-Max Hybrid vehicles. It was a forced decision after they faced lawsuits and heavy criticism from users of this car everywhere. Their stated fuel economy for the car initially was 47 mpg, which is now going to become 43 mpg. Naturally, this decision is going to cost the automobile giant, a pretty penny in the coming times.

  • Insurers Enter Settlement For Failure To Update At-Fault Accident Determinations

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Insurers Enter Settlement For Failure To Update At-Fault Accident Determinations

    The Attorney General of Massachusetts entered into a settlement with five auto insurance companies which allegedly violated a state law involving the Board of Appeal Enforcement Initiative. As such, the insurers would make amends to their practices even as the probe goes forward. In a press release posted by Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office, the companies involved include Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Plymouth Rock Assurance Corporation, Metropolitan Property & Casualty, Pilgrim Insurance Company, and, Peerless Insurance. All complaints filed relate to at-fault accident findings which were overturned by the state’s Board of Appeal. Said insurers also allegedly failed “to update … (more) February 21, 2010

  • Lawyer Barred from Practice after Auto Insurance Fraud

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Lawyer Barred from Practice after Auto Insurance Fraud

    Charles L. Lonardo was once the top personal injury lawyer in Lawrence, Massachusetts. But he made a mistake few years ago that would permanently bar him from practicing law in the state. He was convicted for auto insurance fraud in 2006 and has recently been disbarred through a Supreme Court decision. Lonardo maintains his innocence but it is still a long way to go before he could appear once more in court as a lawyer. On September 14, the Board of Bar Overseers voted to disbar Lonardo after being convicted of conspiracy to commit auto insurance fraud in April 2006 … (more) October 29, 2009