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Blog Post
6/21/2013
By Jamie Court
California is the only state in America where drivers spent less per year on auto insurance in 2010 than they did in 1989. That startling fact comes from the insurance industry’s own data just analyzed by the Consumer Federation of America. The group’s report credited California’s insurance reform Proposition 103 -- the toughest...
News Release
6/19/2013
CONTACT Harvey Rosenfield & Carmen Balber
Santa Monica, CA – Californians spent less per year on auto insurance in 2010 than they did in 1989, a rate reduction that no other state in the nation achieved according to a new Consumer Federation of America analysis of insurance industry data. California voters approved Proposition 103 in 1988 to regulate auto insurance rates and the...
News Release
4/29/2013
CONTACT Carmen Balber & Pamela Pressley
Santa Monica, CA -- Mercury Insurance Company’s latest attempt to escape responsibility for overcharging tens of thousands of California motorists has been rejected by the courts. Facing hundreds of millions of dollars in fines in an administrative proceeding now being prosecuted by the California Department of Insurance, Mercury had asked...
Blog Post
3/20/2013
By Doug Heller
Yesterday, the insurance sales website Insure.comreleased a poorly constructed and remarkably misleading study on auto insurance rates.  (More surprising, perhaps, is the fact that some journalists uncritically posted the study as news.) The study purports to organize states according to how expensive it is to buy auto insurance in those...
Legal Update
1/29/2013
By Laura Antonini
Mercury Insurance – the company that California regulators say “has a deserved reputation for abusing its customers and intentionally violating the law with arrogance and indifference” – is infamous for playing every angle in its effort to avoid accountability for cheating its customers. Mercury has spent tens of millions...
Blog Post
11/6/2012
Harvey Rosenfield
For the last 25 years, I've worked day and night to keep insurance rates low here in California. That's why I'm OPPOSED to PROP 33, the Mercury Insurance Company Initiative…and I need your help to get the word out. Prop 33 will allow insurance companies to raise rates on good drivers who've done nothing wrong. It legalizes...
Legal Update
10/29/2012
By Harvey Rosenfield
Prepared Remarks of Harvey Rosenfield News Conference - Lawsuit Against Auto Club for Violation of Proposition 103 – Santa Monica, California October 25, 2012   Good morning, and thank you for coming. Joining us today is Ms. Jill Rogers, the plaintiff in the lawsuit we are here to discuss; Tim Blood, of the firm of Blood,...
Video
10/26/2012
Consumer Watchdog Founder Harvey Rosenfield Announces A Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against The Auto Club For Illegal Business Practices In California.
Video
10/26/2012
Consumer Watchdog's Founder, Harvey Rosenfield, Announces Class-Action Suit Against AAA for engaging in illegal business practices in California.
Video
10/26/2012
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.