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Fitch Ratings argues proposals to crack down on PIP fraud in states like Florida, Michigan and New York could have a positive effect on costs for auto insurers and possibly bring down rates for policyholders.

It wasn’t a perfect session, but ultimately, advocates of insurance reform in Florida saw lawmakers pass two of the four major insurance bills before the Legislature.

As Gov. Rick Scott pushes his “four pillars” of auto insurance reform, a bill that would radically overhaul the current Florida system has moved through its second House subcommittee.

C-FIRE Deputy Director R.J. Lehmann talks with Don Brown, senior fellow with The Heartland Institute, about Florida’s 2012 legislative session and the odds for significant insurance reform.

The Legislature’s first attempt at changes to the personal injury protection system has cleared one House subcommittee, but two larger reform measures still loom.

Gov. Scott’s Jan. 10 State of the State kicked off a legislative session that might include action on some long-awaited insurance reforms.

A new report from the Insurance Research Council finds three states — New York, Florida and Michigan — driving growth in PIP insurance claims.

UVA Law School Professor Jeffrey O’Connell was a recent guest on our center’s weekly podcast, talking about what’s worked and what needs fixing in the no-fault auto insurance system he – along with Harvard Law Professor Robert Keeton – created in the mid-1960s. In 1965, Professors Robert Keeton and Jeffrey O’Connell published Basic Protection for [...]

Dennis Handley is an auto insurance fraud investigator in Michigan. For the most part, he is the insurance fraud investigator in Michigan—the other investigator is just part-time. Handley investigates “questionable claims”—insurance claims that do not seem entirely valid—for the National Insurance Crime Bureau. The NICB is a not-for-profit organization funded by property/casualty insurance companies, which, [...]