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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1477         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1326

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John D. Keenan

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to personal injury protection.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John D. Keenan

7th Essex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1477        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1326

By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1326) of John D. Keenan relative to motor vehicle insurance personal injury protection costs and attorney’s fees.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to personal injury protection.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

              Section 1.  Chapter 90 of the General Laws is hereby amended in section 34M by adding the following language to the end of paragraph 4:

              After a bill has been presented to an insurer for payment under this section and the insurer has denied payment of that bill, if an insured or healthcare provider files suit, no insurer shall later be allowed to tender full payment of that bill without also paying the insured’s reasonable costs and attorney’s fees incurred up to the time said payment is made.

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