Assignment of Benefits Abuse in Auto Glass: Myths vs. Facts
Opponents of reforming Assignment of Benefits (AOB) abuse and lawsuits involving auto glass claims are making a number of arguments that are misleading or flat-out false. Here are some of the “myths” reform opponents are perpetuating, followed by the facts.
From: Consumer Protection Coalition
Assignment of Benefits Update:
For the eighth consecutive year, AOB lawsuits make up more than half of all litigation filed against insurers statewide. In 2018, 18% more AOB lawsuits2 were filed than in 2017. If you compare 2018 to 2008 numbers, the percentage change is over 900%
From: Florida Justice Reform Institute
Assignment of Benefits Legal Service of Process Data
The data provided in these graphics is directly from the Department of Financial Services’ Legal Service of Process Portal. This data focuses solely on property/casualty insurance company lawsuits filed between 2006 and 2016.
From: Department of Financial Services