Letters: With State Farm Rate Increase, Voters Have No One to Blame but Themselves

In 2019, Louisiana politicians passed a bill they touted as a major win for drivers in our state, a promise of lower insurance rates. Our Republican legislators duped the public into believing that our high auto insurance rates were due to the ridiculously high number of lawsuits filed against insurance companies by the overabundance of accident attorneys in our state.


In response, legislators passed a bill that would limit damage suits by people injured in car wrecks. They claimed the bill would make Louisiana’s auto insurance market more competitive and induce insurers to pass cost savings from the bill to consumers. Read more...


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