Americans are filing for unemployment benefits at levels never seen before, struggling to keep up with their bills. Some segments are working with consumers to make things easier, but critics charged today that auto insurers are not doing enough to help.
More than 80% of the nation’s auto insurance companies are offering cuts in rates, dividend or credits toward future payments, amounting to about $6.5 billion in some form of compensation.
However, the Consumer Federation of America and the Center for Economic Justice alleged during a conference call today that figure is only a “good start,” and the industry is still overcharging customers, who should be seeing their monthly premiums drop by at least 40%, which means that $6.5 billion may need to more than double.
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