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Despite increasing assignment of benefits fraud, some see hope for reform

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 20, 2018

A surge of assignment of benefits fraud has left Florida residents with higher rates for their insurance, and the Florida Legislature has let another year go by without enacting changes to stop such instances of fraud.

House bill would reduce man's jury award by over $2 million

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 7, 2018

A man who was injured in an Orlando crash involving a county employee may be awarded $750,000 by Orange County rather than a $2.9 million award from a 2012 jury trial.

Florida drivers could avoid need to pay personal injury coverage in 2018

By Dee Thompson | Dec 13, 2017

TALLAHASSEE — Car insurance reform bills are again moving through the Florida Legislature. Sen. Tom Lee (R-Thonotassa) is sponsoring SB 150, which would repeal the no-fault rule requiring motorists to carry $10,000 worth of personal injury (PIP) coverage. Lee’s bill would require only medical payment and bodily-injury coverage. A similar bill (HB 19) is making its way through the Florida House.

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