Cars owned by a dealership sit in the parking lot of a Nassau County park. (Credit: CBS 2)

Watchdog Group: N.Y. State Auto Insurers Charge Blue-Collar Workers More

A consumer watchdog group claimed Thursday that the largest auto insurers in New York State are using education legal and occupation to set rates – charging blue-collar workers more for the same policy than college-education professionals.


Geico Commercial (credit: Geico via CBS 2)

Conn. School Administrators Say Students Using ‘Hump Day’ Phrase Are Disruptive

Geico’s Hump Day commercial has gotten over 15 million hits on YouTube, but the ad has become a little too popular for administrators at one Connecticut middle school.


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo Tells Insurance Companies To Pick Up The Ball With Sandy Claims

One month after superstorm Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New Yorkers are recovering well, with one notable exception.


Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes

Brooklyn District Attorney: Borough Park Body Shop ‘Perfect Collision’ Inflated Insurance Bills

DA Charles J. Hynes said the body shop caused “enhanced damage” to cars brought into their shop “thereby increasing the profit margin.”


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Where Does Your Auto Insurance Co. Stand?

If you want to see how your car insurance company stacks up when it comes to consumer complaints, the state Insurance Department has the info on its website.