Auto insurance data spat could lead to regulatory battle in Illinois

Auto insurance data - Regulation Battle - Illinois

A fight over information regarding insurer profits during the pandemic may increase state regulation. Newly disclosed auto insurance data from throughout the pandemic has shown that insurers made excessive profits throughout that span of time, according to the Illinois Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) consumer advocacy group. The watchdog says it is proof that the state is in need of stricter regulation of the industry. Insurers have been fighting against the release of the auto insurance data relating to the premiums charged throughout the pandemic. That information was requested by…

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New California homeowners’ insurance and home hardening bill introduced

California homeowners insurance - person signing paper

The legislation would require mandatory policy issuance and create a residential grant program. A new California homeowners insurance bill was introduced by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) to require mandatory issuance of policies. It would also form a new grant program for residential home hardening for properties in areas with a sizeable wildfire risk. Assembly Bill 1755 would require insurers to provide coverage to customers that have hardened their property. Assembly Bill 1755 would require that California homeowners’ insurance companies must issue a policy to property owners in the state…

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