Suit Against Car Insurers Heads To Ninth Circuit

Law360, New York (October 26, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A group of plaintiffs that accused the California automobile insurance industry of conspiring to keep higher-quality parts off the market has appealed its case, almost immediately after a district court dismissed the proposed antitrust class action for lack of standing.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will now reexamine whether Allstate Insurance Co., Government Employees Insurance Corp. (GEICO), Certified Automotive Parts Association, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. and Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co. charged premiums way to high for the allegedly shoddy...
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