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Thursday, September 23, 1999 CALIFORNIA
Insurer Sues Ex-Employee and Body Shops;
By: Liz Pulliam
The lawsuit is the latest insurer effort to combat false claims using a California statute that allows companies to bring civil lawsuits against those suspected of insurance fraud.
Previous lawsuits targeted doctors, attorneys and others accused of faking accidents or exaggerating injuries. Farmers said its investigation showed that the shops billed for work that wasn't done and inflated charges for work that was completed, with the help of a former employee who processed the claims.
The suit seeks $30 million in damages.
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