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How PIP fraud affects Fla. car insurance rates

WBBH-TV updated 3/21/2012 11:50:21 PM ET 2012-03-22T03:50:21 A national survey ranks Florida in the top quarter for states with the highest car insurance rates. And with personal injury protection insurance fraud costing Floridians an estimated one billion dollars a year, many are questioning how much that fraud is impacting your car insurance. Irina Ramos, a mother of two, knows her money well...

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Fake Car Insurance Crackdown

By Betty Yu NBCMIAMI.com Police officers and state troopers from 22 law enforcement agencies joined to crackdown on fake auto insurance cards Wednesday. It was the largest one-day operation of its kind in Florida’s. “We have a system in place where we have someone at the command post and will right away confirm if the insurance card is valid or not,” said Florida Highway Patrol...

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Florida PIP Bill Heads to House Floor

By Chad Hemenway, PropertyCasualty360.com The Florida House Economic Affairs Committee has advanced legislation to reform the state’s no-fault Personal Injury Protection (PIP) program. The bill, HB 119, now heads to the floor of the Florida House with less than two weeks left in the state-legislative session. According to the Florida Insurance Council, the bill needs to be merged with a Senate...

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Time may be running out on PIP overhaul in Florida

By John Kennedy Palm Beach Post Staff Writer TALLAHASSEE — Although a House committee advanced its version of a bill to revamp personal injury protection auto insurance Friday, the House and Senate remain far apart and there may not be enough time left in the session to pass this priority of Gov. Rick Scott. “I don’t know whether we’ll be able to bring the House and Senate...

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Florida must stop auto insurance fraud

By The Times-Union jacksonville.com Copyright 2012 The Florida Times-Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. February 17, 2012 – 12:01am Floridians are paying an annual “fraud tax” of about $115 for a typical two-car family that is generated by unwarranted personal injury protection claims under the state’s no-fault auto...

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