ABPA - Automotive Body Parts Association

Automotive Body Parts Association

News and Articles

State Farm Settles Hale Class Action for $250 Million

Source: CollisionWeek

As trial was scheduled to commence, a settlement was announced bringing to a close two decades of litigation on non-OEM parts.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance and the Plaintiffs in Hale et al v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company et al announced they have reached a settlement agreement as the trial was set to get underway in Illinois. The largest auto insurer in the U.S. settled the lawsuit for $250 million dollars.

State Farm and the Plaintiffs released a statement announcing the agreement:

Plaintiffs and State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (“State Farm”) announce they have reached a compromiseread more on the CollisionWeek website


Partslink Numbering System
Certified Automotive Parts Association (CAPA) / Intertek
Automotive Manufacturers Equipment Compliance Agency, Inc. (AMECA)


Body Language

Body Language is the official newsletter of the ABPA. Click here for more information, and to sign up for the mailing list!