Michigan auto insurance to undergo substantial changes throughout 2020

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High rates have been a source of contention in the state where drivers pay more than the rest of the country. High Michigan auto insurance rates and how to overcome them has been a controversial topic in the state for decades. In the second half of the year, premiums are likely to fall due to a number of changes in the state. This year, when policies renew on and after July 1, vehicle owners will see a change in those rates they’ve been complaining about for many years. According to…

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Auto insurance fraud crackdown planned in Michigan

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The state intends to expand its efforts to put a stop to fake coverage certificates. According to Ruth Johnson, Secretary of State, she and law enforcement in Michigan are working together with the auto insurance industry in order to considerably expand crackdown efforts on fake certificates that are being used to obtain vehicle registrations. The fraud that was discovered by Johnson and her department had a staggering rate of 16 percent. Johnson explained that her department had found a 16 percent rate of auto insurance fraud within a single day…

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New no fault Michigan auto insurance bills passed a House committee

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Reforms exclude certain populations for payment eligibility. A number of Michigan auto insurance bills which each contain an exclusion for certain populations from being able to collect payments under the no fault law in the state, have passed a House committee. This underscores the legislative attempts to change the system that is compensating injured people in car accidents, no matter who caused it to happen. Those supporting the bills have said that the number and size of the payouts from the personal injury protection (PIP) system have spiked over the…

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