Auto Insurance

Consumer Information

Press Releases

Studies

Testimony and Comments


Consumer Information

  • CFA Guide to Navigating the Auto Claims’ Maze:  Getting the Settlement You Deserve, 12/14/11. (PDF)
  • CFA Auto Claims Checklist 12/14/11. (PDF)
  • Consumer Alert: Some Auto Insurers May be Underpaying Bodily Injury Claims, 12/09/10. (PDF)
  • A Buyer's Guide to Insurance, 06/01/00. (PDF)
  • CONSUMER ALERT: WARNING: Your Insurance Company May Raise Your Auto and Home Insurance Rates if They Think You Won't Shop Around, 04/07/2014. (PDF)

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Press Releases

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Studies

  • Uninsured Drivers: A Societal Dilemma in Need of a Solution, 03/10/2014. (PDF)
  • Use of Credit Scores by Auto Insurers Adversely Impacts Low- and Moderate-Income Drivers, 12/11/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA Analysis Finds State Auto Insurance Rates Increased by 43 Percent on Average, 11/12/2013. (PDF)
  • Low Ball: An Insider’s Look at How Some Insurers Can Manipulate Computerized Systems to Broadly Underpay Injury Claims, 06/04/12. (PDF)
  • Lower-income Households and the Auto Insurance Marketplace: Challenges and Opportunities, 01/30/12. (PDF)
  • State Automobile Insurance Regulation: A National Quality Assessment and In-Depth Review of California's Uniquely Effective Regulatory System, 04/24/08. (PDF)
  • The Impact of Commissions on Prices and Service Quality for Home and Automobile Insurance, 02/24/05. (PDF)

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Testimony and Comments

  • CFA Letter to NAIC on Flawed Process Employed by Chair of CASFT, 06/19/2014. (PDF)
  • CFA Letter to Federal Insurance Office on Monitoring Availability of Auto Insurance, 06/09/2014. (PDF)
  • CFA Letter Urging CASFT to Reject the CAS Draft SOP on Ratemaking, 06/09/2014. (PDF)
  • CFA Letter to NAIC Commissioners Urging Review of Allstate's Colossus practices, 05/22/2014. (PDF)
  • CFA Opposes Adoption of the “Compendium of Reports on the Pricing of Personal Automobile Insurance," 05/02/2014. (PDF)
  • Robert Hunter Testimony Before Assembly Standing Committee on Insurance Re: Auto Insurance Market in NY, 04/10/2014. (PDF)
  • CFA Letter to NAIC on Price Optimization and Earnix Presentation, 03/21/2014. (PDF)
  • CFA Executive Director Stephen Brobeck Comments to NAIC Auto Insurance Study Group, 12/15/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA Letter to State Auto Insurance Commissioners on Price Optimization, 08/29/2013. (PDF)
  • Letter to National Association of Insurance Commissioners on Auto Insurers' Use of Occupation and Education as Rating Factors, 07/29/2013. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups’ Letter to Congressional Leaders on 2013 Consumer Priorities, 02/01/13. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups’ Letter to President Obama on 2013 Consumer Priorities, 02/01/13. (PDF)
  • An Agenda to Ensure Consumers are Heard, 02/01/13. (PDF)
  • High Auto Insurance Rates Charged to Modest-Income Consumers: Insurer Reaction to the CFA Price Quote Survey, 06/20/12. (PDF)
  • Consumer Federation, Consumers Union, and NYPIRG Urge NY Governor Paterson to Rein in Excessive Auto Insurance Costs in Response to $4 per Gallon Gasoline, 06/09/08. (PDF)
  • CFA, CEJ Letter to Insurance Commissioners on the Impact of Higher Gasoline Prices on Auto Insurance Pricing, 01/25/06. (PDF)
  • Lowering Automobile Insurance Rates in New York, 11/12/03. (PDF)

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