What a repeal of no-fault insurance could mean for Florida drivers

Florida’s no-fault auto insurance system could soon come to an end after over four decades of existence. Proposed legislation has been filed in the House and Senate to eliminate the state requirement for all motorists to purchase at least $10,000 in personal injury protection (PIP). PIP insurance was initially designed to provide individuals injured in car accidents basic medical coverage, regardless of who is to blame for the accident. But Florida motorists pay some of the country’s highest insurance premiums for these otherwise low amounts of coverage. Currently, Florida is one of just 12 that retain a no-fault system. Proponents...

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