Article written by Malena Carollo, March 19, 2021
Insurance giant State Farm is suing a Sarasota auto glass company over what it calls fraudulent windshield replacement claims. It asked for $1.4 million in damages.
In a federal lawsuit filed last month in Florida’s middle district, the insurer accused At Home Auto Glass of myriad violations, including not giving customers written estimates and invoices, dishonest subcontracting work, getting its business license under false pretenses and inflating the amount it charged State Farm for the repairs.
“The conduct was contrary to Florida public policy,” the lawsuit said, “”and was unconscionable, immoral, unethical, oppressive and unscrupulous.