Catastrophic claims fees to take effect in Michigan auto insurance rates

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Drivers across the state will need to start paying the additional fees starting with July premiums. Michigan drivers are going to be paying more for their auto insurance starting in July, when higher catastrophic claims fees go into effect. This is the case even for motorists who have opted out of catastrophic no-fault coverage. Last year, the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA) decided to increase its annual per-vehicle assessments on all auto insurance policies in the state. The fee hikes resulting from that decision will become effective as of July…

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Why are Michigan car insurance rates highest on average?

According to a new national survey conducted by, Michigan is home to the highest average car insurance premiums in the U.S., followed closely by Louisiana and Oklahoma. compiled data from six of the largest auto insurance providers in the nation and more than 2,400 vehicles from across 10 zip codes in each state. The company conducts this survey annually and lists the results for all to see on their website. The average yearly premium for car insurance in Michigan rose by $443 according to the survey, up from…

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