Thursday: Attorney General Announces Consumer Guide to Insurance and Auto Body Repair

 

From:  News Release  5/24/17   GCN
 
JACKSON—Attorney General Jim Hood will hold a press conference Thursday, May 25, to announce the newly released Consumer’s Guide to Insurance and Auto Body Repair.
 
The guide addresses what consumers should expect from their insurance companies and auto body repair shops, how to choose a shop, and the different types of repair costs and warranties. After receiving questions and concerns regarding insurance companies and auto body repair, the Attorney General’s office created and met extensively with the Mississippi Auto Repair Task Force, which includes the Mississippi Insurance Department, body shops, insurers, auto manufacturers, aftermarket parts manufacturers, and other industry representatives. That group met to find common ground on best practices for the future and discuss concerns and desires to better meet the needs of consumers.
 
After considering the positions of all participating industries, General Hood created this guide.
 
WHAT: Press conference to release Consumer’s Guide to Insurance and Auto Body Repair
 
WHERE: Office of the Attorney General, 13th Floor Press Room, Walter Sillers Building, Downtown Jackson
 
WHEN: Thursday, May 25, at 11:00 a.m.