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1HomePageMap small se 0816Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia

After years of relying on her son to get her to work at University Hospital, Sandra Black’s smile shined as bright as the dazzling car before her eyes.

A new liability shield law makes Georgia the most recent and the most populous state to protect businesses and other organizations from potential lawsuits over COVID-19 exposure.

West Virginia has awarded $7.6 million in COVID-19-related small business grants since it launched its Small Business Grant Program more than three weeks ago, Gov. Jim Justice said Aug. 7.

Tennessee lawmakers will return to Nashville on Aug. 10 for a special session to consider legislation to provide COVID-19-related liability protections for health care providers, businesses and schools.

Classic Collision, LLC, an Atlanta-based multi-site repair operator, announced its second acquisition within the past three weeks, by acquiring Imperio Auto Body & Collision Center in Miami.

So many COVID-19 business interruption lawsuits have been filed against insurers across the country that a federal judicial panel has called for a hearing on how to legally process them all.

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