Auto

Noteworthy Philip Smikle v Global Logistics decision puts brakes on undisclosed motor hire charges

A recent ruling in Walsall County Court should be welcome news for motor insurers. The case concerned a claimant involved in a motor accident whose claim was initially submitted with no request for an alternative hire...

MVICS Discontinued

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles no longer requires auto insurers to file reports through its legacy Motor Vehicle Insurance Compliance Reporting System (MVICS). The state DMV suspended the legacy system...

Tennessee making final push for full implementation of EIVS

Tennessee announced progress in its goal to have all carriers submit their Book of Business (BoB) files to its Electronic Insurance Verification System (EIVS) by Oct. 1, 2016. The state established the Oct. 1 deadline...

Tennessee prepares to release EIVS error files

Tennessee is gearing up for the release of Electronic Insurance Verification System (EIVS) error files to insurers who previously submitted their book of business (BoB) with the state. Business Information Systems, th...

Automatic license plate readers approved in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed Senate Bill 359 into law on June 6. The new law permits the use of automatic license plate reader systems by law enforcement officials, who will also have access to the state’s...

ISO wins top U.K. claims award for Case in Point

ISO in the United Kingdom is pleased to announce that it has won the “Innovation of the Year”’ category at the Modern Claims Awards 2016. Organized by U.K. insurance publication Modern Claims Magazine, the Modern Clai...

New law updates Maryland insurance identification card requirement

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed identical bills, Senate Bill 544 and House Bill 720 , into law on May 10. The consolidated law requires an insured driver operating a vehicle registered in Maryland to possess an...

Mississippi House Bill 525

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed House Bill 525 into law on April 11. The law requires motorists who have had their licenses suspended to provide a certificate of insurance to the Department of Public Safety in...

Oklahoma House Bill 2473 - Insurance Verification

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed House Bill 2473 into law on April 19. Under the new law, when a motorist is pulled over by a law enforcement official during a traffic stop, the officer must attempt to verify auto...

Idaho law will penalize insurers who don’t report personal auto policies

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter signed Senate Bill 1283 into law on March 23. The law authorizes the state to penalize insurers who don’t report new or renewed personal auto insurance policies to the state. This data is loaded...