TITLE

Safer car, lower premium--finally

AUTHOR(S)
Mannix, M.
PUB. DATE
December 1991
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;12/16/91, Vol. 111 Issue 25, p93
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that in an ongoing investigation, New York Attorney General Robert Abrams says that many auto insurers doing business in the state have been stiffing some state residents for at least six years and owe refunds for promised discounts on vehicles with safety devices. More than 10 million US drivers due refunds; The rebates are retroactive; Many rebate checks have already been mailed; More.
ACCESSION #
9112162195

 

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