Michigan auto insurance

SW Michigan
7:39 pm
Sun October 20, 2013

Bolger says he wants action on no-fault insurance reform

Jase Bolger - file photo
Credit WMUK

State House Speaker Jase Bolger says he thinks reform of Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system could happen by the end of the year. 

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6:18 am
Fri May 3, 2013

"No fault" insurance reform clears House committee

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Bill passed Insurance Committee on party-line vote, bill's sponsor says it faces "an uphill battle"
LANSING, MI -- Legislation that would overhaul Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system is headed to the state House for consideration after a Republican-led committee advanced it this evening. "The votes were there, and we'll see if we have the votes on the floor," said state Rep.
Michigan Car Insurance
9:52 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Snyder proposes reform for Michigan auto insurance

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Credit WMUK

Governor Snyder has proposed revamping Michigan's auto insurance system. It would cap damages from the Michigan Catastrophic Claims fund at $1-million. 

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SW Michigan
3:16 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

Auto insurance overhaul plan unveiled

Michigan State Capitol
Credit Melissa Benmark / WKAR

A new auto insurance reform plan could mean lower rates for Michigan drivers. The Gongwer News Service says Governor Rick Snyder and other officials gave details of the plan during a news conference Thursday.

Snyder says it would cut $125 from premiums for each vehicle in the first year. Rates after that would be set by the market.

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7:04 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Michigan car insurance rates rise again

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The increase is a lot smaller than the 30 percent hike vehicle owners faced in 2012.
Lansing - Michigan motorists will see a modest increase in their auto insurance premiums starting in July to pay for rising costs associated with the state's catastrophic accident fund. The Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association's board Wednesday hiked its annual assessment $11 to $186 for each insured vehicle in the state to cover major medical claims and chip away at an estimated $2 billion deficit in the fund.