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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.

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.