Stories tagged: "auto insurance"


Three Things to Know About Rep. Kelly Breen, Candidate for Michigan’s 21st House District (Novi, Lyon Township, Farmington, Farmington Hills)

Kelly Breen's top priority is protecting Michigan students. Between learning gaps caused by COVID-19 and gun violence in schools, she's worried.

FILE - Health aide Angela Martin helps former Detroit Red Wings star Vladimir Konstantinov into his wheelchair on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, in West Bloomfield, Mich. Konstantinov suffered a severe brain stem injury from an accident in a limousine with an impaired driver after a Stanley Cup celebration nearly 25 years ago. He was in danger of losing his 24/7 care he has had for two-plus decades, but major changes in Michigan car insurance law do not apply to people who were severely injured before summer 2019, the state appeals court said Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. It is a victory for long-term victims of motor vehicle crashes and their care providers. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Long-Term Victims of Car Crashes in Michigan Win Key Court Decision

Major changes in Michigan car insurance law do not apply to people who were catastrophically injured before the summer of 2019, the state appeals court said Thursday.

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The Top 6 Michigan Secretary of State Features We’re Actually Excited About

Government services can be dull news, but shorter lines and online services are positive notes worth sharing.

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Good News on Paychecks and Taxes: 5 New Michigan Laws to Know for 2022

From not having to pay a tax on tampons to seeing an increase in minimum wage, many Michiganders could be saving money in 2022 thanks to these new laws. 

In a June 23, 2015, file photo, traffic heads north along the Lodge freeway in Detroit. But traffic has thinned out during the pandemic: Insurers are refunding Michigan drivers between 15% to 20% of their premiums due to a drop in driving and crash claims. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
$95M In Premiums Being Refunded to Michigan Motorists

Drivers shouldn’t have to pay regular premiums when driving less during the pandemic, the state's principal insurance regulator decided.

In a June 23, 2015, file photo, traffic heads north along the Lodge freeway in Detroit. Michigan drivers will have choices to make when they renew or buy a new auto insurance policy under a law taking effect Thursday, July 2, 2020. Motorist can buy unlimited personal injury protection, but it will no longer be mandatory. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Unlimited Medical Coverage Has Been Mandatory for Michigan Drivers Since 1973. Not Anymore.

A new law means Michiganders renewing or buying car insurance will weigh their risk tolerance against their desire for savings.

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Here’s How Much You’re Really Going To Save With Whitmer’s Auto Insurance Reforms

A slate of auto insurance reforms set to start July 1 look to be providing higher than expected savings to Michigan motorists.