Florida Office of Insurance Regulation Releases Motor Vehicle Personal Injury Protection Insurance Call Report

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation Releases Motor Vehicle Personal Injury Protection Insurance Call Report

(Tallahassee, FL – Insurance News and Markets) – The recently-released motor vehicle personal injury protection insurance data call report shows a decrease in the cost per claim and number of claims for personal injury protection (PIP) since Jan. 1, 2013. The report reveals that the largest decreases in personal injury protection occurred in South Florida […]

Acura TLX named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Acura TLX named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

(Arlington, VA – Insurance News and Markets) – Acura’s 2015 TLX midsize sedan has earned the Top Safety Pick+ for acceptable performance in the small overlap front test, good ratings in other crashworthiness evalutions and a superior rating for front crash prevention from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Driver’s space was maintained in the […]

IIABCal Requests Meeting with California DMV

IIABCal Requests Meeting with California DMV

(Sacramento, CA – Insurance News and Markets) – The Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of California (IIABCal) is hoping to meet with the California Department of Motor Vehicles to discuss notifications that independent agents and brokers must sign an amendment to the commercial requester account agreement in order to submit motor vehicle records to companies […]

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation Approves Removal of 15,000 policies for August Citizens Insurance Take Out

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation Approves Removal of 15,000 policies for August Citizens Insurance Take Out

(Tallahassee, FL – Insurance News and Markets) – As part of  efforts to transfer policies in the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corporation to Heritage Property and Casualty Insurance Company, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has approved the removal of up to 15,000 multi-peril personal residential policies from Citizens. Heritage has requested that the state […]

Delaware allows electronic proof of auto insurance

Delaware allows electronic proof of auto insurance

(Dover, DE – Insurance News and Markets) – As of June 25, drivers in the state of Delaware can submit their auto insurance ID card in its physical form or in an electronic format after the passage of House Bill 258. “I applaud the Delaware legislature and Governor Markell for passing and enacting this legislation […]

Kreidler calls on health insurers to end gender identity discrimination

Kreidler calls on health insurers to end gender identity discrimination

(Olympia, WA- Insurance News and Markets) – In Olympia, Wash., insurance commissioner Mike Kreidler sent letter to health insurers on June 25, reminding them that exclusions and denials of coverage based on gender identity are illegal under the Washington Law Against Discrimination and the Affordable Care Act. Insurers cannot deny medically necessary services for a […]

Texas Division of Worker’s Compensation

Texas Division of Worker’s Compensation

(Austin, TX – Insurance News and Markets) – From now until July 7, the Division of Workers Compensation is seeking public comment on a rule that will help injured workers who are interested in lifetime income benefits from the state’s workers’ compensation system. This new rule requires that insurance carriers review whether each and every […]