A House compromise proposal to revamp Florida's personal injury protection (PIP) insurance squeaked through the Senate late Friday night just hours before the 2012 legislative session concluded. The measure (HB 119) reduces the types of medical treatments that PIP will pay for.

“No-fault insurers have been besieged with fake injury claims by crooked injury clinics. They have been bleeding insurers for years,” Coalition Against Insurance Fraud’s James Quiggle told Insurance Networking News. “PIP reform is good news for insurance companies because the bill has provisions that apply a great deal of heat on sham clinics that operate solely to make bogus injury claims against auto insurers.”

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