Newly launched Mercury Insurance App boosts customer access and convenience

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The insurer recently announced a new mobile application for auto policyholder account access. A new Mercury Insurance app was just launched, making it easier for customers to be able to access their accounts in a convenient way using the platform they prefer most. The app is available for auto insurance policyholders who want to complete tasks on their smartphones. The Mercury Insurance app has been long awaited by the company’s customers who have seen other insurers providing mobile tools to their policyholders, but who were required to use web-based, and…

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Mercury’s controversial Prop 17 finds its way back to the Californian ballot

Mercury Insurance’s controversial Proposition 17 has been resurrected and made its way to California’s November ballot. The proposition received funding from George Joseph, the billionaire chairman of the insurance company. The money was enough to bring the proposition back to life after it had been struck down by voters in 2010. Now, voters will have another opportunity to weigh in on the proposition, but there may be no guarantee that their efforts will put an end to the insurer’s plans for good. The proposition aims to make changes to Proposition…

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Consumer Watchdog chastises California’s Mercury Insurance for supposed illegal practices

Mercury is looking to raise its auto insurance rates by $89 million in California, a move that consumer advocates are calling “illegal.” Consumer Watchdog, a group concerned with making the California insurance industry more consumer friendly, claims that the insurer is looking to pass a new law that would allow it to raise rates for good drivers that have, simply, not driven for a period of time for any reason. Mercury Chairman George Joseph claims that the legislation the company is backing would save policyholders money, but Consumer Watchdog calls such…

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