New auto insurance law in Florida to prevent fraud

Florida proof of Auto Insurance

State cracks down on massive scam problem with several new laws that took effect on Sunday. Three new measures and anti-fraud auto insurance laws will be included among 150 new regulations in Florida, in a part of the state’s efforts to crack down on a serious scam problem with their personal injury protection (PIP) laws. The changes take direct aim at the way that auto insurance functions within the state. The PIP coverage has been in place in Florida since 1972. Since that time, all drivers in Florida have been…

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Florida legislators back new bill that will reform the state’s no-fault auto insurance laws

As auto insurance fraud is thrusted into the limelight by the actions of federal and state regulators this week in New York, the eleven other states that host no-fault insurance laws are taking a hard look at what can be done to make fraud a less serious issue. Florida is currently the leader in terms of auto insurance fraud, much of which is spurred by the state’s no-fault laws. These laws require insurers to pay benefits to victims of car accidents no matter who may be at fault. Like in…

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