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December 08, 2004

Insurers and replacement auto parts

The Eleventh Circuit has just thrown out a class action alleging that insurers improperly engaged in a conspiracy to use inferior aftermarket parts for crash repairs rather than (more expensive) parts from original manufacturers. Martin Grace analyzes the outcome and compares it with the 1999 Illinois case in which State Farm was found liable for aftermarket-part use.

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Class Actions



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