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Florida House Approves Text-While-Driving Ban

On Wednesday, May 1, the Florida House of Representatives passed, in a 110-6 vote, it’s version of a law that would ban texting while operating a motor vehicle, but the legislation may not be enacted as it stands, because the … Continue reading

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2 Florida Women Get Prison Sentences for Insurance Fraud

The state of Florida has been cracking down on staged car accidents and insurance fraud over the past few years, and recent case provides an example of the work being done. Specifically, two mothers who are residents of South Florida … Continue reading

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Florida Supreme Court Sides with State Farm on Household Exclusion

The Florida Supreme court has ruled that a clause in car insurance policies known as the “household exclusion,” which states that injuries suffered by family members residing with an insured driver are not covered, shall be upheld in the case … Continue reading

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Florida Teens Can Take Permit Tests Online Once More

Last January, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles stopped a pilot program in which teenagers were allowed to take the test to get their learner’s permits online, after determining that roughly 40% of the people who took … Continue reading

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Wednesday Matinee: New York and Auto Insurance Fraud

Auto insurance scams are becoming more and more prevalent, to the point where some states, like New York and Florida, have special task forces that focus on the issue. This video talks about how New York is addressing car insurance … Continue reading

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