personal-injury protection

No Fault Auto Insurance Repeal Stalls Over ‘Bad Faith’

Feb 12, 2020

Florida’s no-fault auto insurance system might avoid repeal for another year as lawmakers fight over whether to slap “bad faith” litigation issues in the proposal. 

Hospital, Insurer Clash Over Payment Information

May 5, 2016
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In a battle between a major Jacksonville hospital and State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance, the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday grappled with questions about how much information the hospital should be required to disclose about its charges for care.

Physicians' Group To Weigh In On 'PIP' Fees Case

Apr 5, 2016
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The state Supreme Court on Thursday approved the Florida Medical Association's request to file a friend-of-the-court brief in a case about fees paid to medical providers who treat people injured in auto accidents.

Allstate Objects To FMA Brief In 'PIP' Fees Case

Mar 29, 2016
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Allstate Insurance is objecting to an attempt by the Florida Medical Association to file a brief in a state Supreme Court case about fees paid to health providers who treat people injured in auto accidents.

Court Sets May Arguments In Hospital, Insurer Fight

Feb 16, 2016
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The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments May 4 in a dispute between State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance and a major Jacksonville hospital about information related to the hospital's reimbursement rates.

Justices Agree To Take Up 'PIP' Fee Dispute

Jan 21, 2016
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The Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to take up an appeal by Allstate Insurance Co. in a dispute about fees paid to health providers who treat patients injured in auto accidents. Justices issued an order saying they will hear the case, which comes after the 4th District Court of Appeal ruled in August in favor of medical providers.

Lawmakers, Atwater Look At Pulling Plug On 'PIP'

Dec 23, 2015

The state's personal-injury protection auto insurance system, known as "no-fault," would end in 2019 under proposals ready to go before lawmakers.

Court Backs Hospital In Insurer PIP Dispute

Nov 5, 2015
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An appeals court Wednesday rejected an attempt by State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company to gather a variety of information about how much a Palm Beach County hospital charges to treat injured patients. State Farm filed the case under the state's personal-injury protection laws for auto insurance.

Insurance Chief Raises Possibility Of Flushing No-Fault

Oct 29, 2015
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The state insurance commissioner said Wednesday the time might be right to end Florida's "no-fault" auto insurance system, but lawmakers aren't expected to focus on such a change during the 2016 legislative session.