Auto insurance anti-stacking language causes disagreements between insurers and lawyers

Following an April vote by Wisconsin lawmakers that permitted the inclusion of anti-stacking language in auto insurance policies, it is anticipated that one of the first acts from the Republican-controlled state legislature will be a decision to permit insurers to disallow policy stacking. The decision in April was made in an attempt to resolve a common battle that was regularly being fought between trial lawyers and insurers. What occurred was the repealing of every element of the “Truth in Auto” law that was passed in 2009, except for the aspect…

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A check list of the last 30 days in car insurance news headlines for the U.S.

It looks like 2011 is going to be the year for several states to make all out changes to laws relating to car insurance requirements. Some of the states involved in making changes to existing legislation, are; New York, Oklahoma, and Nebraska.  Also, in the car insurance news headlines…several states have decided to raise the minimum liability coverage required. Texas, for instance, has raised the minimum liability limits to 30/60/25. This means $30,000 for each injured person, up to $60,000 per accident. Property damage is staying at $25,000 per accident.…

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