Auto insurance bill by Senator to scrap Florida no-fault system

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The legislation is being prepared in order to change the situation in the state which is riddled with fraud. A new bill is being drafted by David Simmons (R-Altamonte Springs), the Senate Banking and Insurance Chairman in Florida, in order to help to repeal the no-fault auto insurance system in the state, which is swimming in fraud and that is costing residents a fortune to cover their vehicles. A landmark effort for this purpose from 2012 remains tied up in the courts, allowing fraud to continue. Simmons explained that he…

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Auto insurance card can be displayed on smartphones in Texas

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A new law means that drivers in the state will soon be able to show an electronic version of their proof of coverage. A new law has just been passed in Texas which means that in a short while, they will be able to use their smartphones to display a digital version of their proof of auto insurance coverage when they need to show this information to a police officer, someone with whom they have been involved in an accident, and other purposes. All that is required is that the…

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Auto insurance electronic proof law signed by Missouri governor

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Gov. Jay Nixon has now added his signature to House Bill 322 so that coverage cards can be shown digitally. The Governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon, has now signed House Bill 322, which will give drivers the opportunity to use their smartphones and other mobile electronic devices to display a digital version of their proof of auto insurance, which will be considered an allowable format for official situations. These devices are being used by people for a growing number of purposes and could make proof more convenient to display. According…

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Auto insurance bill amendment in North Carolina builds angry debate

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The industry in the state has been brought to the level of feuding as an old battle is brought back in the light. The internal battle among the auto insurance companies in North Carolina over the ways in which the rates are regulated by the state is back, once again, for a few more rounds in the back rooms and hallways of the legislature. Though the effort to recreate the state regulatory system was lost this spring, its supporters haven’t given up. A coalition of auto insurance companies, FAIR NC,…

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Auto insurance fraud legislative package gets New York Senate approval

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Three bills that are geared toward reducing the rate of scams on the system are now moving forward. The New York State Senate has just given its approval to three bills that have been designed to help to tackle the problem of auto insurance fraud by raising the penalties against those who take part in these behaviors, and by providing insurers with greater flexibility for preventing criminals from being able to obtain policies so that they can continue to run their scams. The package for three bills has now been…

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Auto insurance overhaul moving to the Michigan House

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The lawmakers will be considering a change to the system to cap payouts for catastrophic injuries. After passing out of committee along party lines, last week, legislation for placing a cap on auto insurance catastrophic injury payments at $1 million is now headed to the House in Michigan. Should the bill pass, it would eliminate the unlimited lifetime medical benefits for accident victims next year. It would mean that anyone injured in an accident as of January 1, 2014, will have a limit to the payments that will be available…

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Auto insurance system changes in Michigan arise in Legislature

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The overhaul is meant to be a massive one that will help to combat systemic issues. The official introduction of the proposed changes to the no fault auto insurance system in Michigan was finally made to the legislature this week, to help to repair a number of issues that are keeping costs extremely high for consumers. The state has the second most expensive premiums for driver coverage in the entire country. Rep. Pete Lund (R-Shelby Township), made the introduction of the bill (HB 4612), in order to place a cap…

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