The Pressure Is On: Insurer-Mandated Parts Procurement Hits Home

Posted on May 23rd, 2014

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq., a Member of Ansell Grimm & Aaron, P.C., recently spoke on a panel at the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers Northeast Convention.  The panel addressed the launch of PartsTrader, an online parts procurement system developed by State Farm, which will provide insurers with control over the pricing of parts.  The program raises numerous concerns, including, as Bauchner commented, its impact on the safety and quality of the repairs.  For complete story, please see the article on page 22 of New Jersey Automotive.