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  • Michigan voters willing to trade medical benefits for lower no-fault insurance rates

    Michigan voters willing to trade medical benefits for lower no-fault insurance rates

    Voters also support regulating medical bills for auto insurance claims LANSING, Mich. – Michigan voters believe that it is more important to lower auto insurance rates than to keep the current level of medical benefits under our no-fault law, according to the results of a recent statewide survey conducted by Marketing Resource Group (MRG) of […]

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  • High Insurance Forced Detroiter To Dump Car

    High Insurance Forced Detroiter To Dump Car

    At 67, Ifraj Schkoor, a longtime Detroit resident like most people her age anywhere would be expected to live a comfortable life with fewer hassles and struggles in the daily challenges of survival. A retired licensed practical nurse, Schkoor has seen a lot of political gamesmanship in Detroit to the extent that politics now is […]

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  • Study: Michigan auto insurance rates ip 8.6 percent

    Study: Michigan auto insurance rates ip 8.6 percent

    Study: Auto Insurance Rates Up 3 Percent Car and homeowners insurance climbed in almost every state in 2013, with Michigan having the biggest jump for auto coverage and Oklahoma for home protection, according to a new report. Research and consulting firm Perr&Knight says auto insurance rates rose nationwide by an average of 2.5 percent last […]

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  • Auto thefts in city, state decline

    Auto thefts in city, state decline

    Most cars taken on Monday Don’t drive a black car on a Monday in August because the odds are greater it will be stolen. And a white car on an October Friday also might be gone. Color and days and months are just some statistics in a new report on auto theft in Michigan. Dan […]

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  • House Republicans renew push for no-fault auto insurance reform

    House Republicans renew push for no-fault auto insurance reform

    LANSING — House Republicans are resurrecting a push to reform Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance system after failing to get enough support for sweeping changes proposed last year. The new plan would scrap Michigan’s unlimited lifetime benefits for people catastrophically injured in car crashes and replace that benefit with a $10-million cap. It also would require […]

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  • Study: High auto insurance rates prevent Michigan from being more economically competitive

    Study: High auto insurance rates prevent Michigan from being more economically competitive

    Michigan’s overall economic competitiveness is improving, according to the results of a second annual public policy study conducted by Northwood University on behalf of the Michigan Chamber Foundation. “Michigan is on an aggressive comeback path,” said Dr. Timothy G. Nash, of Northwood University, who led the study. “Clearly, when you look at Michigan’s competitive position […]

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  • Governor makes solid choice for new Director of DIFS

    Governor makes solid choice for new Director of DIFS

    Lansing, Mich. – The Michigan Insurance Coalition (MIC) applauds Governor Snyder for his appointment of Ann Flood as the new Director of the Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS). “The Governor’s selection of Ann Flood as Director shows his commitment to make Michigan a state where the insurance industry can invest, grow and expand,” […]

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  • StopOvercharging.com asks hospitals to stop hiding their prices

    StopOvercharging.com asks hospitals to stop hiding their prices

    Stop Overcharging – a coalition of Michigan taxpayers, businesses and uninsured citizens who are tired of being subject to hospitals secret pricing formulas – is asking for more transparency regarding hospital billing practices. These are the same billing practices that are driving up the cost of no-fault auto insurance in Michigan – forcing 1 in […]

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  • Ruth Johnson announces crackdown on auto insurance scams

    Ruth Johnson announces crackdown on auto insurance scams

    Secretary of State launches anti-fraud task force with Michigan State Police, prosecutors, state officials and industry leaders to protect drivers LANSING, Mich. – Saying her office has uncovered significant evidence of fake and fraudulent auto insurance, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson today announced a new initiative to protect consumers. “We have bad guys who actually […]

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  • Michigan leaders discuss no-fault reform with Frank Beckmann

    Michigan leaders discuss no-fault reform with Frank Beckmann

    Michigan lawmakers and business leaders joined Frank Beckmann during the live broadcast of The Frank Beckmann Show from the Capital to discuss many legislative issues facing Michigan, including no-fault reform. In case you missed the discussion, click on the links below to listen to each podcast. Lt. Governor Brian Calley and Senate Majority Leader Randy […]

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