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Michigan To Educate Drivers About New Personal Injury Protection Law

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan’s top insurance regulator said the state is committed to helping drivers navigate a new law that will let motorists save money by foregoing unlimited medical coverage for crash injuries. The state Department of Insurance and Financial …

Michigan Embarks on ‘Historic’ Overhaul of Its Auto Insurance, Ending Unlimited Medical Benefits

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer last week signed a “historic” overhaul of the state’s car insurance system that, beginning in 13 months, will let drivers choose their medical coverage instead of them being required to buy unlimited benefits. Her signature, delivered …

Auto Insurers See Assessment Increase in Michigan

Auto insurers in Michigan will begin paying more to cover the cost of personal injury protection (PIP) benefits gauranteed under Michigan’s no fault insurance law. Beginning July 1, the assessment paid by auto insurers to the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association …

Personal Injury Protection Reform – Why Change Won’t Happen Overnight

The Personal Injury Protection (PIP) system in Florida was adopted January 1, 1972, with the goal of efficiently providing certain benefits to individuals involved in automobile accidents, regardless of fault. The system currently provides up to $10,000 in no-fault medical, …

Arrests Made in Undercover Florida PIP Clinic Sting

Two Florida men were arrested for patient brokering and involvement in an ongoing personal injury protection (PIP) fraud scheme in Manatee County. The arrests of Nerber A. Iglesias, 40, and Michael Borkowski, 42, were the result of an undercover sting, …

PIP Reform Passes in Florida

Gov. Rick Scott got the legislation he wanted to reform Florida’s mandatory motor vehicle no-fault law and crack down on the abuses in personal injury protection cases that has led to skyrocketing increases for coverage. Whether the new measure will …

House Panel Moves PIP Insurance Overhaul Forward

Gov. Rick Scott Tuesday said he looks forward to signing a bill aimed at preventing fraud in Florida’s personal-injury insurance, even though cracks have started to show in Republican support for it. With a 10-5 party line vote, the Civil …

Florida Senator Files Bill Targeting Insurance Fraud

Legislation designed to crack down on the fraud that leads to more expensive personal injury protection insurance required of all Florida drivers was filed by state Sen. Joe Negron on Monday. Negron’s bill (SB 1860) targets fraud issues that have …

Florida Investigating Massive Fraud in Dade County

State investigators are considering criminal charges after finding regulatory violations in almost 90 percent of the pain clinics that treat automobile accident victims in Miami-Dade County. A report by the Agency for Health Care Administration revealed irregularities were discovered during …