Michigan Attorney General may join Detroit mayor in no-fault insurance lawsuit

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AG Bill Schuette may back Mayor Mike Duggan in having the state system declared unconstitutional. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette may step in to support Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan in the lawsuit to declare the no-fault insurance system in the state to be unconstitutional. The Detroit Mayor filed the lawsuit about the auto insurance system in the state back in August. Insurance Commissioner Patrick McPharlin said in a court filing earlier this week, that Schuette may build a “conflict wall” to other lawyers in his office to represent the state…

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Michigan auto insurance headed even higher with no-fault fee hike

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Drivers in the state are already paying some of the highest premiums in the country and that price is rising. Michigan auto insurance is going to be even more expensive as the no-fault fee increases this summer. Drivers in the state will be paying $10 more to insure their vehicles. The purpose of the no-fault law in Michigan is to make sure that people involved in a collision will have coverage for catastrophic injuries no matter who is at fault. The no-fault law in the state says that a person…

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Michigan has the highest auto insurance rates in the country

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Auto insurance premiums are higher in Michigan than in any other state Michigan is home to the highest auto insurance rates in the United States, according to a new report from InsuranceQuotes.com. Insurance costs for drivers throughout the state are quite high and have been on the rise for some time. There may be a clear reason for this, as Michigan is the only state in the country that offers unlimited lifetime personal injury protection. The state is also home to one of the largest numbers of uninsured drivers in…

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Michigan auto insurance push for no fault reform has returned

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The House Republicans in the state are trying again after having been unsuccessful last year. House Republicans are bringing their Michigan auto insurance reform push right back into the spotlight again, after having failed to obtain adequate support for the massive overhaul that they had proposed in 2013. The new goal is to eliminate the unlimited lifetime benefits that are currently available in the state. At the moment, Michigan auto insurance law makes it possible for individuals who are catastrophically injured in vehicle accidents to continue to receive benefits for…

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Auto insurance scams in New York shut down with doctor claims suspensions

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A number of “dirty” docs are now being pursued by the state regarding accidents that never happened. New York is now going after twelve doctors that signed off on auto insurance claims for accidents that never occurred, in order to allow their “patients”, and themselves, to collect millions in payments from the no-fault system in the state. Notices went out to the dozen physicians as well as six additional health providers. Those notices have barred them from being able to submit auto insurance claims on the no-fault system in New…

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Auto Insurance Add-Ons That Are Actually Worth the Extra Money

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When it comes to deciding on auto insurance for your vehicle it’s important to thoroughly consider each policy type before jumping to make a decision. Insurance premiums can be a big chunk of change out of your bank account each month, but unfortunately, car accidents are an everyday occurrence around the world, and getting caught without coverage can mean big trouble. You definitely don’t want to cut corners when it comes to making sure you have all of the insurance you need. Even if certain add-ons are going to cost…

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Michigan insurance news – no-fault fund transparency

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  Every car in Michigan pays a $175 yearly fee to the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association. In recent insurance news, one Judge in Ingham county decided that the public fund should be open for review so residents can understand how the fund sets the annual rate. No-fault and catastrophic loss The MCCA was created by state legislation to help Michigan insurance companies that pay out more than half a million in claim money to people in car accidents and suffer life altering injuries. This limit is for individual claims. Residents have…

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