Group keeps up fight to disclose Mich. driver fees

The Genoa Township-based Brain Injury Association of Michigan will not back down from its demand that catastrophic-injury-fee data be made public, despite an unfavorable ruling last week, an association official said.

The Michigan Court of Appeals last week ruled that the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association, created under the state’s no-fault insurance law, should remain exempt from the state Freedom of Information Act.

“It takes the teeth out of FOIA. Now we essentially have an insurance industry who has been granted an opportunity to keep their veil of secrecy when it comes to setting rates,” Constand said. Continue>>>