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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Atlanta: Drew Griffin) An investigation into an auto insurance scheme in which companies conspire with auto body shops to save money by doing the bare minimum in repairs presented; scenes shown of car repairs being checked out; details given about lawsuits against State Farm. [Repair shops lawyer John Arthur EAVES@, Louisiana attorney general Biddy CALDWELL@, Mississippi attorney general Jim HOOD@, Senator Richard BLUMENTHAL@- explain the insurance industry scheme that pressures body shops to use bad parts.] [National Assn. of Mutual Insurance Companies Neil ALLDREDGE- defends the insurance companies.] [Car owner Eugenia RANDLE@- says Progressive did not give a choice in repair body shops.] The reporter shown driving Randle's damaged car. The Randle car story & how insurance companies "steer" car owners to shops discussed.
- Cooper, Anderson;
- Griffin, Drew
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