CURE Auto Insurance doesn’t use credit scores for Michigan rates

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Until last week, Patrick Palmer was paying an average of $295 a month to insure his 2008 Chevy Trailblazer. Even though he has a good driver discount, the 53-year-old Detroit resident admits to having a poor credit history, and credit history is typically a big factor in auto insurance rates in Michigan, especially high-cost urban areas like […]

GEICO loses appeal over auto premium charges

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Insurance giant GEICO’s effort to certify an interlocutory appeal in a lawsuit over overcharged auto premiums was denied by a federal judge earlier this week, according to a Law360 report. The class action suit was filed by plaintiff Briana Siegal against GEICO in July and alleges that the insurer overcharged […]