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Tennessee Would Be First State in Nation to Enact Law Regulating Lawsuit Financers

Tennessee would become the first state in the country to enact legislation limiting the rate of interest that could be charged by “lawsuit financers” if Gov. Bill Haslam signs recently adopted legislation, according to the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies. (Posted: 4/10/2014 9:32:33 AM)

NAMIC Opposes Rhode Island Flex-Rating Repeal

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) opposed Rhode Island legislation, H. 7795, that would repeal the state’s flex-rating law for personal lines. (Posted: 4/4/2014 11:15:59 AM)

Louisiana Proposal Could Hike Cost of Insurance for Consumers

A proposal in the Louisiana state Legislature to reduce the maximum deductible on named storms and require winds in excess of 125 miles per hour before the deductible could be applied would likely result in higher insurance costs for consumers if enacted, according to the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies. (Posted: 3/31/2014 2:25:12 PM)

Knowing Who Bad Drivers Are Keeps Insurance Costs Lower

Safe drivers in Wisconsin will not have to subsidize the cost of insurance for drivers cited for moving violations, as state legislators adjourned earlier this week without enacting on a proposal that would have had that effect. (Posted: 3/25/2014 4:10:49 PM)

NAMIC Opposes Legislation to Restrict Use of Aftermarket Parts in Rhode Island

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies offered testimony opposing legislation, H. 7404, that would further restrict the use of aftermarket parts in auto repairs. (Posted: 3/19/2014 2:07:02 PM)

NAMIC Supports Stronger Confidentiality Provisions in Massachusetts

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies offered testimony to the Joint Committee on Financial Services in support of H. 882 and H. 879, concerning the confidentiality provisions related to supervisory colleges and financial examinations. (Posted: 2/27/2014 1:00:59 PM)

NAMIC Supports Prohibition on Billing for Emergency Response Services in Massachusetts

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies offered testimony in support of legislation, S. 489, that would prohibit cities and towns from seeking reimbursement for the costs of any police, fire, or other emergency response. (Posted: 2/27/2014 11:22:33 AM)

NAMIC Commends New York Court for Vacating Prior Decision on Insurance Coverage

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies welcomed a corrective decision by the New York Court of Appeals maintaining that insurance policy provisions govern the scope of coverage even when a liability insurer wrongfully declines to defend an insured. (Posted: 2/19/2014 9:23:01 AM)

Colorado: NAMIC Supports Workers’ Compensation Form Approval Modernization Legislation

A workers’ compensation form approval modernization bill, SB 137, passed out of the Colorado Senate Business, Labor, & Technology Committee on a 6-0 vote. (Posted: 2/13/2014 1:53:18 PM)

NAMIC Opposes Oregon Legislation on Waivers as Being Anti-Consumer Choice, Anti-Contractual Rights

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies has submitted written testimony to the Oregon House Committee on Consumer Protection & Government Efficiency in opposition to HB 4140. (Posted: 2/11/2014 12:23:37 PM)

NAMIC Supports Oregon Legislation That Provides Insurance Consumers With Electronic Delivery, Web Posting (2/11/2014 12:05:44 PM)

Hawaii: NAMIC Opposes Unnecessary, Anti-Insurance Consumer Prompt-Pay Bill (2/6/2014 9:16:33 AM)

NAMIC Supports Criminal Code Bill on Motor Vehicle ‘Chop Shops’ in Colorado (2/5/2014 11:06:47 AM)

NAMIC Supports Alaska Pro-Administrative Efficiency Workers’ Compensation Medical Fees Bill (2/4/2014 9:12:03 AM)

‘Why Not the Best?’ CFA Gives Wrong Answer on Auto Insurance Rate Regulation (11/13/2013 9:14:19 AM)

Accessing, Obtaining Insurance Documents in Wisconsin May Soon Be Easier (10/8/2013 2:01:38 PM)

Mutual Insurers’ Group Offers Hurricane Tips (10/4/2013 2:29:46 PM)

NAMIC Opposes Massachusetts Legislation to Set Auto Labor Rates (6/20/2013 1:58:54 PM)

Nevada Governor Protects Businesses, Insurance Consumers From Joint And Several Liability Bill (6/11/2013 1:26:14 PM)

Mutual Insurers’ Group Offers Wildfire Precautions (5/2/2013 1:25:29 PM)

Florida: Lawmakers Urged to Keep Tax Credit for Florida Jobs in Place (4/24/2013 4:22:16 PM)

NAMIC Advocates for Strong Building Codes in Maryland, Submits Testimony (2/22/2013 10:31:27 AM)

Connecticut Considers Reducing Flex Band; NAMIC Opposes (2/1/2013 1:53:33 PM)

NAMIC Applauds Virginia Senate General Laws’ Opposition to Accident Response Fees (1/22/2013 9:36:37 AM)

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