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CU questions vague promises in proposed bank mega-mergers

Group urges B of A & NationsBank to make explicit commitments to CA consumers

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Posted by Consumers Union on Tuesday, April 14th, 1998 | No Comments »


Lawsuits over zip code-based auto insurance rates

Cities of LA, Oakland and San Francisco join groups in lawsuits over zip code-based auto insurance rates

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Posted by Consumers Union on Thursday, March 26th, 1998 | No Comments »


Consumer groups blast Quackenbush for killing study on excessive auto rates & profits

Quackenbush allows Insurers to continue setting rates without standards

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Posted by Consumers Union on Thursday, February 19th, 1998 | No Comments »


Consumers win battle with Bank of America over arbitration

Court rules that benefits of arbitration cannot be iIllusory”

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Posted by Consumers Union on Wednesday, February 4th, 1998 | No Comments »


Review of 1997 Insurance Department Pattern of Misinformation

CU uges Department to make 1998 New Year’s resolution of honesty

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Posted by Consumers Union on Thursday, January 15th, 1998 | No Comments »


1997 Credibility Audit of The California Department of Insurance

This report provides a credibility audit of 1997 news releases, public statements, and education efforts by the California Department of Insurance (CDI).

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Posted by Consumers Union on Thursday, January 1st, 1998 | No Comments »


Credit Bureau Nightmares: Victims Speak Out

9/29/97 Credit Bureau Nightmares Victims Speak Out These individuals have agreed to entertain requests for media interviews. Please contact the DC office for details at (202) 462-6262 LANCE CLEM Mr. Clem, who resides in Denver, Colorado, works in the state’s Department of Public Safety administering their regional crime/community policing initiative. He had four separate run-ins […]

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Posted by Consumers Union on Monday, September 29th, 1997 | No Comments »


California Earthquake Authority To Consider Rate Decreases At Closed Session

CU petitioned for current hearings on rate structure

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Posted by Consumers Union on Thursday, July 17th, 1997 | No Comments »


Dirty Deeds: Abuses and Fraudulent Practices in California’s Home Equity Market

October 1995 Dirty Deeds: Abuses and Fraudulent Practices in California’s Home Equity Market by Norma Paz Garcia Executive Summary Through home equity loan abuse and fraud, homes are stolen and lives are devastated. High cost home equity loans sold to homeowners with no reasonable ability to repay them, have taken the homes and devastated the […]

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Posted by Consumers Union on Saturday, October 28th, 1995 | No Comments »


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