Florida auto insurance costs more than coverage in most other states

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Research has shown that car coverage in the state costs up to 25 percent more than the U.S. average. According to newly released data from Insure.com, drivers in Florida are still facing very expensive auto insurance, to the point that they are paying up to 25 percent more than the average across the rest of the country. The report on the data analysis determined that Florida is the eighth most expensive state in the U.S. The average amount paid for auto insurance premiums in Florida was $1,654. When compared to…

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North Carolina legislation could reduce auto insurance premiums

House committee approves legislation to provide restricted licenses to undocumented residents A legislation approved by a North Carolina House Finance Committee could make auto insurance premiums lower for drivers in the state. The legislation would grant limited driving privileges to undocumented immigrants. These people would be required to have auto insurance coverage, as mandated by the federal government and state law, and the influx of new consumers could be good news for other drivers in the state. Insurance rates could go down by a modest degree because of the new…

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Shedding Light on Insurance Fraud

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Fraud is not something that many people understand The insurance industry has to deal with a wide range of financial risks that often result in losses. One of the most things that insurers have to fight on a constant basis, but something that receives relatively little attention from consumers, is fraud. Insurance fraud is a longstanding problem that has no simple solution. Many people do not realize that fraud is not something that insurance companies suffer from alone. Fraud has a major impact on the finances of policyholders as well.…

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Auto insurance affordability is American government’s next focus

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Regulators are now taking a look at how much it costs to cover vehicles across the country. Over the last few years, the federal government has started to amass a list of consumer complaints and has built a database about credit card companies and banks, which has more recently included auto insurance companies. A federal office has now announced that they will be placing their focus on car insurance premiums. The office first made the announcement back in April that it would be increasing the efforts that it was making…

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Auto insurance fraud used a deer to fake a $5 million claim

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A 63 year old body shop owner from Philadelphia has been accused of hundreds of scam charges. A man from Philadelphia is now facing hundreds of charges relating to his auto insurance fraud activities, in which he used deer carcasses, fur, and blood to make it appear as though the vehicles had struck the animals on the road. The participants in the scam would then file inflated claims so that insurers would pay for the “repairs”. According to investigators, the accused, Ronald Galati Sr. had a rather clear motto, which…

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Auto insurance premiums could improve as a result of the Affordable Care Act

As strange as it may sound, the health care reform could end up reducing vehicle policy rates. The health care reform has certainly been an area in which there has been a tremendous amount of controversy could actually be paying off in an area that wasn’t its primary intention, in the form of auto insurance premiums savings. According to the results of a recent study, the Affordable Care Act could be lowering other coverage costs. Beyond auto insurance, it is also believed that the health care reform will also be…

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Auto insurance lies are common among parents

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One in six are fudging the truth to help their kids to obtain coverage According to the results of new research thousands of parents are committing auto insurance fraud by pretending that they are the primary driver of a vehicle that is actually being used mainly by their student daughter or son. Up to one in every six young drivers are saving money on their coverage through dishonesty. The study was conducted by a website called Gocompare.com. It found that up to 16 percent of younger drivers are reducing the…

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Factors That Impact Car Insurance Premium Negatively and What You Can Do About It

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A number of things affect our auto insurance rates. Some work to our advantage and lead to discounts, whereas others get us deemed risky customers and lead to higher insurance premiums. There may not be much we can do about how old we are and where we live, but there are certain factors that impact our premiums negatively which we do have control over. Read on to find out what these factors are and what you can do to stop them from creating a bigger hole in your pocket. Your…

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Auto insurance prices in U.K. continue to drop

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According to the A.B.I., the average amount paid to cover a vehicle is still on its way downward. The cost associated with purchasing and owning auto insurance in the United Kingdom has dropped another 9 percent over the last year as a growing number of consumers are using the resources available to them over the internet to be able to comparison shop and find better rates. This, according to a survey which also credits fewer claims into the dropping premiums. The data was provided by the Association of British Insurers…

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Auto insurance requirements raised in Ohio

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Ohio drivers will have to up their insurance coverage in order to comply with state’s new standards Drivers in Ohio are set to see an increase in their auto insurance premiums as the state increases its minimum insurance requirements. The last time Ohio’s minimum insurance requirements were changed was in the 1960s and state officials suggest that the old requirements are no longer able to cover the costs associated with accidents. This belief is supported by many of the state’s insurers, most of who have been pushing for updated standards…

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