no fault reform Archive

  • Governor Working To Fix High Car Insurance Rates

    Governor Working To Fix High Car Insurance Rates

    WILX.com Michigan’s unique no fault law, which covers medical benefits for an unlimited amount, has drivers upset about the costs they have to pay for their monthly premiums. “Well it’s tough, you know, everybody’s trying to make ends meet and more money in your car insurance definitely doesn’t help,” said Jordan Leaming, a driver in […]

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  • R Street Institute: Reforming Michigan’s Auto Insurance Market

    R Street Institute: Reforming Michigan’s Auto Insurance Market

    by R.J. Lehmann Michigan’s unaffordably high auto insurance premiums result in large part from its unique requirement granting all policyholders unlimited lifetime medical benefits. Higher rates of medical utilization and significantly higher reimbursements for common medical claims than those paid by Medicare or private workers compensation insurers show how pervasive the problem has become. Allowing […]

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  • It is Time: Governor Calls for No-Fault Reforms in SOS

    It is Time: Governor Calls for No-Fault Reforms in SOS

    Governor Snyder pushes for lower rates through comprehensive reforms Lansing, Mich. – The Michigan Insurance Coalition agrees with Governor Rick Snyder that now is the time to reform Michigan’s no-fault insurance to make auto insurance affordable for all Michigan families. In tonight’s State of the State address, Governor Snyder said, “We are the tenth most […]

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  • Auto insurance fraud costs state $3 billion annually

    Auto insurance fraud costs state $3 billion annually

    MLive By Danielle Favorite Auto insurance fraud is a growing problem in Michigan. What is auto insurance fraud? It includes staged auto accidents and false claims of injury; false reports of stolen vehicles and billing for medical treatment never rendered. To deter this activity, there is legislation (House Bill 5701) that I support to create […]

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  • OUR VIEWS: State needs to rethink insurance

    OUR VIEWS: State needs to rethink insurance

    Grand Haven Tribune Michigan’s auto insurance rates are 50 percent higher than those in surrounding states. And now there’s been another 20 percent spike in rates. At what point is it time to cry “Uncle!”? For years, Michigan residents have had to pay into an outlandish insurance system that’s dictated by state law. Why is […]

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  • Michigan stands out on high cost of car insurance

    Michigan stands out on high cost of car insurance

    By Gary Wolfram Detroit Free Press guest writer A recent study found that Michigan’s car insurance rates are the highest in the nation. When looked at as a percent of annual median household income, Michigan drivers spend 8% on car insurance, according to CarinsuranceQuotes.com. The next highest state was Louisiana at 5.5%. Michigan’s rates as […]

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