Articles tagged with: Connecticut

03 May 2012

Insurance Company Challenging Connecticut Fire Claims

Rebecca Kelley, Posted in News

Insurance Company Challenging Connecticut Fire Claims

Utica First Insurance Co. is fighting lawsuits from a Christmas morning fire in Stamford, Connecticut, that resulted in the death of five people. They're arguing that the contractor hired to renovate the house that caught fire "misrepresented the type and scope of work he did," and that had the insurance company been properly informed, they wouldn't have issued coverage.

04 April 2012

Lapsed Insurance Could Be Detected in Connecticut Via RFID Tags in License Plates

Rebecca Kelley, Posted in News

Lapsed Insurance Could Be Detected in Connecticut Via RFID Tags in License Plates

Connecticut legislators approved a bill that would test the usage of RFID (radio frequency identification) tags in license plates to track vehicles and automatically generate tickets to drivers with expired vehicle registration, emission, or car insurance.  Lobbyists for the experimental program estimate that the ability to better detect and issue fines will result in an extra $29 million per year for the state.