Auto insurance records access creates battle in Michigan

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Groups in the state feel that the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association is not adequately transparent. The Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA) fund is at the center of a considerable controversy when it comes to its transparency, and groups are now trying to boost the access to records with regards to the no-fault auto insurance system in the state. That association is responsible for the assessment of the $186 fee per vehicle fee that is a component of the state’s system. Groups are currently seeking to find a way to force…

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Auto insurance no-fault program in Michigan faces appeal

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The system is going to be headed to the state Supreme Court due to the high rates it has caused. A group called the Coalition Protecting Auto No Fault (CPAN) has filed a lawsuit against a private fund that provides people with reimbursements when they have been seriously injured in vehicle accidents, as they claim that this is driving auto insurance rates higher. The group is seeking to determine how insurance rates are being affected by this practice. The issue that the CPAN is hoping to resolve primarily concerns information.…

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Auto insurance set to rise in Michigan

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Auto insurance fee set for 6% increase on July 1 The Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association, a non-profit, state-backed organization that helps support the auto industry, has announced that drivers can expect to pay more for their auto insurance coverage beginning this year. According to the organization, the annual fee that is associated with auto insurance policies will rise by 6% on July 1 of this year. This fee is levied on policies to help cover the costs of personal injury and the state’ no-fault auto insurance rules. Fee designed to…

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Coalition Protecting Auto No Fault seeks to make Michigan car insurance information public

The Coalition Protecting Auto No Fault (CPAN), a Lansing-based group, has filed a lawsuit against the insurance system in Michigan at the Ingham County Circuit Court, with the intention of forcing the insurance industry to report the data it collects regarding health and accidents. Officials with the Coalition are working to alter the current insurance system through a proposal of two bills which was made in November and which has been supported by insurance companies. They are seeking to have information from the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA) – a…

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Michigan Senate bill aims to restrict auto insurance injury benefits

According to the results of a study that were recently released, there would be “potentially disastrous economic impacts” if there were to be a cap to the personal injury benefits under the state’s no-fault insurance law. The research, which was performed by the Anderson Economic Group for the Coalition Protecting Auto No-Fault, looks into the possible outcome of a bill before the Michigan Senate that had bipartisan support. This bill was sponsored by senators Virgil Smith (D-Detroit) and Joe Hune (R-Whitmore Lake) and would permit a cap as low as…

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