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1 Safelite Worker Has Fatal Accident at Distribution Center
A Safelite employee died while working at the company’s Braselton, Ga., distribu-tion center in late May.
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2 Geico Files Complaint Against Advantage Auto Glass and Owner for Fraud
Geico Insurance has filed a federal lawsuit in Arizona against Advantage Auto Glass, LLC, (AAG) and its owner, Jeremy Solheim. The insurance company alleges AAG and Solheim are responsible for submitting thousands of fraudulent glass repair claims. Geico is seeking to recover damages under the civil racketeer influenced and corrupt organizations act (RICO) statutes, as well as unjust enrichment and fraud statutes.
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3 Safelite to Pay $8.2 Million Settlement
A California Federal Court Judge granted a preliminary settlement in the Yadir A. Ontiveros v. Safelite lawsuit. Safelite agreed to pay roughly $8.2 million to settle its labor violation suit, which claimed the company shortchanged California workers on wages and breaks.
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4 Geico Files Complaint Against Shazam Auto Glass, LLC and Owner for Fraud
Geico Insurance Co. (Geico) has filed a federal lawsuit in Florida against Shazam Auto Glass, LLC, (Shazam) and its owner, Sean Martineau. The insurance company alleges Shazam and Martineau are responsible for a “fraudulent scheme” that involved falsifying windshield replacement services totaling more than $340,000. Geico is seeking to recover financial damages under the civil racketeer influenced and corrupt organizations act (RICO) statutes.
5 Select Vehicle Models Have the Wrong Window Glass
General Motors (GM) is-sued a recall for select 2016-2019 Chevrolet Ex-press and GMC Savana vans today. GM says that the recall is due to “incorrect window glass” that was installed.
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