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GEICO lawsuit against glass company prompts 2 questions to FL Supreme Court

November 20, 2023

Unable to rule on GEICO’s appeal of a Florida district court order that sided with Glassco Auto Glass in its claim payment lawsuit against the carrier, the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has sent the case up to the state’s Supreme Court.

Glassco filed suit against GEICO in August 2019 over alleged “deeply discounted” payments the carrier made based on the “prevailing competitive price” in the National Auto Glass Specifications (NAGS) for auto glass repair. Glassco argued that nearly all of the 1,773 claims it filed with GEICO between 2016 and 2019 were underpaid. The plaintiffs sought to collect the difference between its invoiced charges and what GEICO paid, which Glassco found to be $700,000.

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