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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

U.S. District Judge Carlos Mendoza denied Auto Glass America (AGA) and its owner Charles Isaly’s motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction in its assignment of benefits (AOB) fraud lawsuit July 13.

Classic Collision, LLC., an Atlanta-based multi-site collision repair operator, announced it is has acquired H&M Auto Body in Miami, FL.

The Florida assignment of benefits (AOB) fraud lawsuit between Government Employees Insurance Co., GEICO Indemnity Co., GEICO General Insurance Company and GEICO Casualty Co. (collectively GEICO) and defendants Smart Ride (originally organized under the name Chipio Windshield Repair LLC), Andrew Baker, Gerald Salko, Lawrence Tenebaum and Michael Meryash (all of whom controlled Smart Ride), the Baumer Group LLC, Stealing Home LLC and Rekaba LLC reached a settlement, and the case is expected to be dismissed.

Chris Miller knows a thing or two about cars, but, like other business owners, he didn’t have a repair manual for handling the impact of the new coronavirus on the local economy.

A bill that would offer Georgia businesses legal protection from certain coronavirus-related lawsuits is on Gov. Brian Kemp's desk.

Thursday, 25 June 2020 20:42

COVID-19 Puts Brakes on June NC Cruise-In

This is a time when owners of unique vehicles are waxing them up in anticipation of a new cruise-in season in Mount Airy, NC, but this year the coronavirus is injecting a major speed bump into the mix.