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Massachusetts Approves Its First Insurer for the Uber “Coverage Gap”

But It’s Only for Members of the Military and Their Families Many were left scratching their heads when Governor Charlie Baker, announcing that USAA is the first insurer approved to…

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Will Baker’s Uber Bill Close the Insurance Gap in Massachusetts?

Bill Sheds Some Light, But Questions Remain In what looks like a big win for Uber and other transportation network companies (TNC’s), Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker filed legislation last week…

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California Bridges Uber’s “Coverage Gap,” Raises New Privacy Concerns. Will Massachusetts Do Better?

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker confirmed that the Department of Public Utilities is working on regulations for transportation network companies (TNC’s), such as Uber and Lyft. This will include defining what…

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Massachusetts’ New Regulations Leave the Specifics of Ride-Sharing Insurance for Another Day

Last month I posted about proposed Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicle regulations governing transportation network companies (TNC’s) such as Lyft and Uber. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation filed the final…

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Ride-Sharing and Auto Insurance: Hybrid Personal-Commercial Insurance is Coming

Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing businesses have been beset with regulatory problems (these companies are also referred to as TNC’s, for “transportation network companies”).  Just in the past few weeks,…

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