Bill filed to eliminate PIP requirement

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As others wrangle over how to tweak the state’s no-fault auto insurance system, Rep. Mike Horner has a different idea, reports Michael Peltier of the News Service of Florida

Just get rid of it.

Late Monday, the Kissimmee Republican filed a measure (HB 1007) to repeal the state’s requirement that all drivers carry personal injury protection insurance. The no-fault coverage, commonly referred to as PIP, has drawn increasing fire from critics who say the $10,000 policy is wrought with fraud and mired in litigation.

Horner’s bill is expected to join a handful of other measures

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