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Video
10/26/2012
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
Consumer Watchdog's Founder, Harvey Rosenfield, Announces Class-Action Suit Against AAA for engaging in illegal business practices in California.
Video
10/26/2012
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
Consumer Watchdog founder, Harvey Rosenfield, discusses the reason for the class action lawsuit against AAA, namely instituting a practice of "redlining" against potential customers who did not have prior insurance coverage - even those with legitimate reasons not to, like not owning a car.
News Release
10/26/2012
Posted by Carmen Balber
SANTA MONICA, CA -- Proposition 33 would legalize a discriminatory auto insurance pricing scheme and allow insurance companies to raise rates on drivers solely because they had a break in auto insurance coverage. Drivers having financial difficulties in this recession and those in low-income communities of color will be hardest hit if Prop 33...
News Story
10/26/2012
Posted by Mark Reback
Rising from the grave, stalking the public, refusing to die –that’s the “Night of the Living Dead” scenario used in tongue-in-cheek new web ad to paint the picture of “millionaire zombies” behind Props. 32 and 33 on the November ballot. With just two weeks until election day, the Halloween theme has been tapped...
News Story
10/26/2012
Posted by Mark Reback
Click here to listen to the audio of this radio broadcast segment. If Proposition 33 sounds familiar, it should. The measure is almost identical to a statewide proposition that was narrowly defeated two years ago. And just as in 2010, the Yes campaign is funded almost entirely by George Joseph, the founder and chairman of Mercury Insurance. Joseph...
News Release
10/25/2012
Posted by Harvey Rosenfield
Santa Monica, CA - A former Automobile Club of Southern California insurance agent filed a class action lawsuit yesterday against the Auto Club over an illegal commission scheme designed to penalize employees who sell policies to people who previously did not have insurance. Auto Club agents can lose hundreds of dollars if they sell an insurance...
News Story
10/25/2012
Posted by Mark Reback
Ex-employee says firm penalizes workers for signing up previously uninsured drivers. A former insurance agent at the Auto Club of Southern California has sued the company, accusing it of violating state law by penalizing agents for selling policies to previously uninsured consumers, four years after the company settled similar allegations....
News Story
10/25/2012
Posted by Mark Reback
Click here to view the TV news segment. LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- AAA is being sued after an ex-agent claimed the Auto Club discriminates against potential customers using a commission scheme. Jill Rogers of San Clemente is a former insurance agent with the Auto Club of Southern California. At a news conference Thursday, Rogers alleged while an Auto...
News Release
10/24/2012
Posted by Carmen Balber
Santa Monica & Oakland, CA – Nurses and consumer advocates challenged Charles Munger Jr. and George Joseph, the two billionaires behind Props 32 and 33, to a public debate on the merits of the ballot measures they have together spent $39 million to promote. Props 32 and 33 will hurt working people in California, but the two reclusive...
News Story
10/24/2012
Posted by Mark Reback
Click here to read the original editorial. Our view: When in doubt on propositions, vote no, but a handful of measures on the Nov. 6 ballot bring needed changes. The state's initiative process is empowering for regular citizens, but it's fairly easy to get poorly worded propositions on the ballot, as we see every election cycle. Our usual...