No-fault auto insurance system debate returns to Florida House

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Replacement legislation would remove personal-injury protection in favor of bodily injury coverage. Once again, Florida’s no-fault auto insurance system has made its way back to the House and faces potential demise. This, despite concerns voiced by the industry suggesting that this move by the Legislature may not reduce premiums. Critics warn that removing the current system risks increasing health insurance rates and lawsuit numbers. Earlier this week, the House Insurance & Banking Subcommittee backed HB 771. That measure would replace the current mandatory components of the no-fault auto insurance system…

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Auto insurance changes in Florida may not lower premiums

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Alterations to PIP may not bring relief to drivers’ wallets. The Florida no fault auto insurance program has just experienced a number of alterations in the hopes that the residents of the state would face lower premiums resulting from the crackdown on fraud. Fraudulent claims have been rampant in the state, driving rates ever upward. Governor Rick Scott and the lawmakers in the Republican party have promised that no-fault insurance premiums will slide as a result of these efforts. However, a company that was hired to perform an evaluation on…

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