More affordable auto insurance alternative sought by Detroit mayor

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Mayor Mike Duggan has now asked the Michigan Legislature to give the nod to this type of coverage. Last week, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan spoke to the State Senate Insurance Committee with regards to a plan that he believes would make it possible for residents of his city to opt out of the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association and to be able to buy a lower but more affordable type of medical plan to comply with the auto insurance laws. The mayor has referred to this type of new alternative coverage…

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Lawmakers approve revisions to Michigan’s auto insurance laws

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Revisions to insurance laws have been approved by the state’s Senate Lawmakers in Michigan have moved to address issues concerning the state’s auto insurance laws. The state’s Senate has approved revisions to insurance laws that are meant to curb costs associated with medical care for those that have been injured in crashes. These revisions are not entirely popular within the Senate, with opponents suggesting that these revisions could be a detriment to those that need medical care as the result of severe injuries caused by a car crash. Auto insurance…

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Mercury Insurance invests more money in Prop 33

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Mercury Insurance executive donates more funds to controversial legislative initiative Mercury Insurance executive George Joseph has donated more money to a legislative initiative in California, the fate of which will be determined in November this year. The initiative is known as Proposition 33 and aims to provide more rate increase freedoms to the state’s auto insurance companies. Mercury Insurance has been one of the strongest advocates of the initiative, which has earned the company a fair amount of criticism for wanted to raise rates in an unjustified manner. Prop 33…

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New auto insurance laws in Florida subject to optimistic outlook

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Regulators warn that a preliminary report concerning insurance savings could be inaccurate Florida’s new auto insurance laws have taken root, especially in the personal injury protection (PIP) sector, and some state officials suggest that they are leading to lower insurance premiums. The state’s insurance regulators are warning that the preliminary reports coming from some insurance companies and state officials could be nothing more than wishful thinking. The implications that the new auto insurance laws may already be leading to savings comes from a report that was recently released by the…

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Auto insurance reform in Florida comes under fire

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Consumers argue that provisions are too harsh for the innocent Earlier this month, a number of auto insurance reform measures took effect in Florida. State legislators had been working to enact auto insurance reforms to combat the significant problem of fraud the state had been facing for years. The auto insurance reform law that was passed earlier in the year has made drastic changes to the auto insurance industry and has imposed significant limitations on the claims benefits consumers can receive. The law has been in effect for a whole…

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New auto insurance law in Florida to prevent fraud

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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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Louisiana passes new auto insurance law

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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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