Unethical Claims Practices by Progressive Insurance
In 2007 it was discovered that Progressive Insurance had hired private investigators to pose as church congregation members in order to collect information on litigants seeking compensation from the company. There have been other lawsuits filed against Progressive for invasion of privacy and fraud. The company has been sued for allegedly deceiving policyholders by employing illegally operated, unlicensed body shops to make repairs on vehicles for their clients in order to save money. The company has also been widely criticized online for how it handled claims filed by the family of a woman who was was hit and killed by a Progressive-insured driver who ran a red light.
Insurance Bad Faith Lawyers Fighting Progressive Insurance Company
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Company Profile: Progressive Casualty Insurance
The Progressive Corporation ranks among the United States' most successful property and casualty insurers. Progressive is one of the largest auto insurers in the United States, with over 13 million policies in force. The holding company's primary subsidiary, Progressive Casualty Insurance Co., got its start by insuring "non-standard" or high-risk drivers.
The company operates in three segments: Personal Lines, Commercial Auto, and Other-indemnity. The Personal Lines segment writes insurance for private passenger automobiles, motorcycles, boats, and recreational vehicles through both an independent agency channel and a direct channel. The Commercial Auto segment writes primary liability and physical damage insurance for automobiles and trucks owned by businesses primarily through the independent agency channel.