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Feature
9/5/2012
Posted by Daniel Palay
Internal reports prepared by California Department of Insurance (CDI) investigators show that Mercury Insurance Company used a variety of internal company rules – many unwritten – to overcharge or refuse to sell insurance to many Californians it deemed "unacceptable," including Americans serving in the military, small...
Focus Area
10/27/2010
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
In 1988, Californians revolted against excessive auto, homeowner and business insurance premiums and passed Proposition 103, a ballot measure written by Consumer Watchdog founder Harvey Rosenfield to rein in insurance companies. Using the provisions of Prop 103, Consumer Watchdog has lowered rates and saved Californians over $62 billion over the...
Video
5/6/2010
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
In 2010 Mercury Insurance sponsored Prop 17, a voter defeat ballot measure that would have allowed insurance companies to surcharge customers.  Here is a 2010 news clip about the failed initiative.  Now, Billionaire George Joseph, chairman of insurer Mercury General Corp. and tied as the 375th richest man in America, has launched a Prop...