"Drivers should talk to their insurance agents now to make sure that they are adequately protected during this transition period leading to the restoration of no-fault," said Dan Tarantin, CEO of Direct General Insurance Company, a leading Florida auto insurer and Coalition member. "It is important for drivers to have coverage that protects both people and property if they are to be adequately protected in the event of an accident."
Florida's hospitals and the Coalition again thanked Governor Crist, Senate President Ken Pruitt, House Speaker Marco Rubio, and the two lead negotiators on the no-fault extension bill - Senator Bill Posey and Rep. Ellyn Bogdanoff - for their tireless efforts to produce a compromise that safeguards consumers.
Additionally, the Florida Hospital Association and the Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida thanked the nearly 40 organizations that joined the Coalition to Protect Florida's Drivers this summer to advocate for the reform and extension of no-fault auto insurance.
The Coalition included Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Direct General Insurance Company, the Florida Fire Chief's Association, the Florida College of Emergency Physicians, the Florida Safety Council, and a number of other insurers, first responders, and medical professionals.
|SOURCE Florida Hospital Association; Safety Net Hospital Allianceof
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