Tag: credit scoring

November 13, 2017

Redlining and discriminatory pricing on car insurance in cities like Detroit persists, so what side of the street you’re on makes a huge difference on auto insurance costs — up to $5,000 more in Detroit

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October 6, 2017

Flaws and false promises of Duggan-Leonard No Fault reform plan exposed

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September 7, 2017

Farmers Insurance, Allstate, State Farm, Progressive & GEICO charge between 40% and 102% more for car insurance to drivers with bad credit

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August 30, 2017

Rep. Hammoud (D-Dearborn)’s House Bill 4617 would eliminate credit history, occupation, education and residence as factors in setting MI car insurance prices

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August 28, 2017

African American drivers pay 41% more for car insurance than whites in Flint; good-driver prices differ with Allstate, Farmers, GEICO, Progressive & State Farm

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August 26, 2017

Attorney Steven Gursten tells The Peninsula that No-Fault practices like credit scoring amount to legalized discrimination and D-Insurance punishes most vulnerable Detroiters who need No-Fault benefits most

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March 28, 2017

The Alliance is right to condemn credit scoring and red-lining. If the goal is truly to slash auto insurance costs but save its protections, more needs to be done

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July 25, 2016

‘Credit Reports Contain Shocking Number Of Errors’; FTC Says 5% Of Credit Reports Have Errors That Harm Consumers’ Credit Scores; Errors In Medical Billing Compounds Problem Of Medical Debt I’ve identified in previous Michigan Auto Law blog posts all the reasons why car insurance companies shouldn’t be able to charge higher prices to consumers with …

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March 4, 2015

Consumers with poor credit scores pay more for auto insurance – HB 4127 proposes to eliminate this discriminatory practice Should credit-scoring be banned from the auto insurance pricing process in Michigan?  I feel strongly that it should. I’ve compared credit scoring to legalized discrimination, and believe it has no place in determining how much people …

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