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Suit Challenges Michigan Regulator Over $250,000 Benefit Cap

LANSING, Mich. — The administrator of a plan that covers the medical expenses of uninsured non-drivers who are injured in car crashes is suing the state of Michigan, alleging that a regulator’s recent orders conflict with the state’s new auto …

Allstate Files $2M Fraud Lawsuit Against No-Fault Healthcare Firms, Owners

Allstate announced it filed a lawsuit to recover more than $2 million in damages against thirteen professional corporations, including All County Diagnostic Chiropractic Services, P.C., Alliance Spine Associates, L.L.C., Haar Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, P.C., Horizon Anesthesia Group, P.C., Main …

Florida Bill Potentially Repealing No Fault Insurance Advances

Florida legislators revived a bill, SB 150, that could potentially end the requirement that drivers in the state obtain $10,000 mandatory personal injury protection coverage. The bill, sponsored by Senator Tom Lee, passed its first committee of reference and will …

Pro-No Fault Group Says Auto Insurers Illegally Charge Women More in Michigan

A group defending Michigan’s auto insurance system says it has uncovered instances of insurers illegally selling more expensive policies to women and widowed drivers, raising questions about state oversight of rating practices as the industry pushes lawmakers to contain high …

Feds Charged 6 Minnesota Chiropractors in Auto Insurance Fraud Scheme

Six Minneapolis-area chiropractors are among 21 people charged with conspiracy to commit health care fraud in what federal authorities described Wednesday as separate schemes that defrauded auto insurance companies out of more than $20 million. More charges against more chiropractors …

Michigan High Court Set to Hear Farm Bureau No Fault Case

If you hurt yourself while pulling stuff from your parked car, should your insurance company be on the hook for the injuries? The Michigan Supreme Court is opening a new term with arguments in that case and many others, including …

Some Detroit Drivers ‘Driving Dirty’ to Avoid High Auto Insurance Premiums

Like most Americans, the drivers of Detroit, Mich., are required to carry auto insurance whenever they get behind the wheel, but many law-abiding residents can’t afford the Motor City’s highest-in-the-nation auto premiums, which top $5,000 a year in some neighborhoods. …

Senate Panel OKs Changes to Michigan Auto Insurance Law

A legislative panel on Wednesday quickly approved changes to Michigan’s auto insurance law, voting to reduce how much insurers pay for medical care, establish an anti-fraud authority and create a new entity to cover expenses for people catastrophically hurt in …

Michigan County Executive Criticizes Idea to Limit Claims

Oakland County’s top elected official is criticizing proposals from fellow Republicans to change Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance program to limit the amount of medical claims. The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press report that Oakland County Executive L. Brooks …

Florida Lawmakers Want Explanation From Insurers on PIP

Top Florida lawmakers are running out of patience with the state’s four-decade old no-fault automobile insurance system that has already cost policyholders several hundred millions of dollars as a result of rampant fraud. Senate President Don Gaetz is among those …