Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced an agreement with the North Carolina Rate Bureau on auto insurance rates. The settlement is about two-thirds less than what the insurance companies had requested. The settlement will save drivers approximately $1.6 billion over the next two years compared to the Rate Bureau's request. In addition, the settlement cancels a hearing scheduled for later this year, avoiding a lengthy administrative legal battle that would have cost consumers time and money.
One aspect of distracted driving that has claimed many lives is texting. Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that
3,522 people died from distracted driving in 2021. Nine people die every day in
Accidents involving a distracted driver.
RALEIGH - Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced today that the North Carolina Office of Rates has filed an application with the North Carolina Department of Insurance, requesting an increase for auto policies.
Commissioner Mike Causey manages to negotiate a 9.9% increase in Housing Policies. The North Carolina Department of Insurance has ended a legal dispute with the North Carolina Rate Bureau, by managing to negotiate an increase in Housing Policies of 9.9%, which means 32.7 percentage points below what was requested by the rating office. .
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first pediatric flu-related death for the 2023-2024 flu season. A child in the western part of the state recently died from complications associated with influenza infection. To protect the family’s privacy, additional information will not be released.