Auto insurance rates are headed up due to claims and litigation

Louisiana Auto Insurance rates

The drivers in Louisiana are familiar with rising premiums, and now they are given another reason why. An auto insurance rates study has added some confirmation for residents in Louisiana who have been wondering why their premiums have been steadily rising and are now continuing to do so. The study didn’t necessarily discover anything new but it did prove what had previously been believed. What it found was that in a state where the auto insurance premiums are recognized as among the highest in the country – particularly in Baton…

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Auto insurance highest in Louisiana yet again

Louisiana Auto Insurance rates

The latest comparison of rates among the states has held the state as the most expensive, once more. According to the latest statistics from Insure, a comparison of the average auto insurance rates in March have shown that Louisiana drivers pay the highest amounts in the entire country. The next state after Louisiana in terms of the highest expense for coverage was Michigan. Louisiana drivers pay an average annual auto insurance rate of $2,699, while Michigan motorists pay an annual average of $2,520. In third place was Georgia, where the…

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Louisiana home to most expensive auto insurance coverage in the US

Louisiana Auto Insurance rates

Survey shows Louisiana leads in terms of auto insurance costs Insure.com, an online insurance marketplace, has released its latest annual survey concerning the average cost of auto insurance throughout the U.S. The survey highlights the cost of auto insurance rates in all states, showing how much consumers can expect to pay to cover their vehicles. This year, the survey shows that Louisiana is at the top of the list of states where auto insurance coverage is most expensive. Maine is the state with the lowest average auto insurance coverage rates.…

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Homeowners insurance online tool for rates available to Louisiana residents

Louisiana homeowners insurance computer tool

State officials have released a web based tool for home and auto policy rate comparisons. The Louisiana Department of Insurance has just announced the launch of a new online tool that is available for residents of the state who are shopping for auto and homeowners insurance, to allow them to compare rates. This interactive online tool will help them to discover the best rates for suiting their needs. The automobile and homeowners insurance rate comparison guide is an online system that was created to allow residents to find the best…

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Louisiana passes new auto insurance law

Louisiana Auto Insurance rates

New law expands the authority of law enforcement in the state A new law has passed in Louisiana, giving the state’s law enforcement expanded authority over vehicles that may not be insured. The state’s auto insurance laws have been in flux recently, with lawmakers considering several reforms or new legislation that would help  solve some of the issues with the state’s ongoing struggle with insurance fraud and the growing lack of auto insurance coverage. The legislation, House Bill 1053, was signed into law this week by Governor Bobby Jindal. State…

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House committee in Louisiana approves electronic proof of auto insurance coverage

Alabama auto insurance

Louisiana legislation approval gives the go ahead on digital proof of auto insurance coverage. The new legislation says that police must accept both the electronic and print card versions of the proof of car insurance. The House Bill 1130, which was sponsored by Rep. Greg Cromer (R-Slidell) received unanimous support from the Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works. This vote will send the bill along to the next stage of approval, which consists of a debate on the House floor. Chuck McMains, an insurance industry lobbyist, has stated that insurers are increasingly…

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Ranking the states by the cost of auto insurance coverage

According to the Insure.com study results, which have only just been released, Louisiana is the state in which it is most expensive to insure a vehicle in the entire country, whereas Maine enjoys the lowest insurance rates in the U.S. The average annual cost of insuring a car in Louisiana is $2,536, whereas in Maine the average cost is only $889. The issues that have been driving the rates higher in many states includes the insurance laws within those states, larger numbers of drivers without insurance, the number of different…

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