State Farm files $1.4 million lawsuit, claims fraud


State Farm is suing an auto glass company in Sarasota, FL, alleging that the windshield business has been making fraudulent replacement claims.

The lawsuit, filed last month in Florida’s middle district, named At Home Auto Glass as the defendant. State Farm accused the business of several violations, including not giving customers written estimates and invoices, dishonest subcontracting work, obtaining its business license under false pretenses, and charging the insurer inflated amounts for auto glass repair and replacement work.

“The conduct was contrary to Florida public policy and was unconscionable, immoral, unethical, oppressive and unscrupulous,” the lawsuit said.

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