The State Senate has taken critical action on auto insurance fraud. The Assembly needs to do its part in cracking down on abuses of New York’s no-fault insurance system.
With AAA predicting another spike in gas prices on the horizon, New York drivers will be faced with a double-whammy to their household budgets on top of already costly automobile insurance premiums that rate 53% higher than the national average due to no-fault insurance fraud, NYSAIF today warned.
The New York State Senate passed a powerful trio of bills yesterday to crack down on auto insurance fraud. Its up to the assembly now.
The New York State Senate today passed three bills to combat auto insurance fraud, which costs New Yorkers more than $1 billion a year, as well as legislation that would impose stronger criminal penalties for staging auto accidents.
New Yorkers Stand Against Insurance Fraud Spokesman David Schwartz on the politics and the criminality of auto insurance fraud.
Assemblymember David Weprin joined leaders of New Yorkers Stand Against Auto Insurance Fraud (NYSAIF) at the site of Ross’ accident on Friday, March 2 to call for the passage of “Alice’s Law,” legislation that hopes to amend punitive repercussions for those involved in staging a motor vehicle accident.
We congratulate New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for the arrests of 16 persons involved in New York’s massive staged auto accident rings.
On the ninth anniversary of the fraud accident that killed Alice Ross, New York Assemblyman David Weprin calls for an end to no-fault insurance fraud.
A day after the Justice Department announced the bust of a massive, $275 million auto fraud ring in New York, the New York State Trial Lawyers continue to block legislation in Albany to crack down on these criminal enterprises, the driver advocacy group New Yorkers State Against Auto Insurance Fraid (NYSAIF) today charged.