Revisited: 1976 Letter to Governor Milliken from Dept. of Commerce

Insurance Commissioner Reports that MI Auto No-Fault Works

In 1976, just 3 years after Michigan's groundbreaking Auto No-Fault law was enacted, insurance commissioner Thomas C. Jones released at 30 page report detailing the impact of the legislation on both health care costs and insurance premiums. He states,  "I am pleased to report to you that no-fault has in fact fulfilled your hopes and the hopes of its many other supporters. No-fault auto insurance has provided Michigan's drivers and passengers with more benefits per premium dollar than the insurance system of any other state and has assured that those benefits are distributed more promptly and equitably. This report supports that conclusion in every important aspect."

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