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Florida's House of Representatives Ready to Pass Bill to That Will Repeal Florida's No-fault System


April 22, 2021

TALLAHASSEE, FL - The Florida House Judiciary Committee voted 18-2 in favor of HB 719, to end Florida's no-fault system and end the requirement that Florida drivers need to carry personal-injury protection (PIP) coverage.

Lobbyists for the insurance industry who are fighting the repeal stated that Florida motorists would see a rate increase. 

The proposed bill requires drivers to purchase bodily injury coverage, which many drivers already purchase under their automobile insurance coverage. The bill would also require insurance comapnies to follow "best practices" standards concerning settlement negotiations, claim investigation, claim handling, defense of insured people.

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Source:

https://www.news-journalonline.com/story/news/state/2021/04/20/florida-house-moves-closer-passing-plan-repeal-no-fault-auto-insurance-system-politics-legislature/7299787002/

Category: Auto Accidents

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