New York Public Interest Research Group News

Report Shows More New York Doctors Disciplined

The New York Public Interest Research Group reports the state disciplined 468 doctors last year, 155 more than a year earlier. NYPIRG says the health department’s Office of Professional Medical Conduct found medical negligence in 59 cases, revoking or suspending …

N.Y. Lawmakers Examining Auto Insurance Costs, Rate Factors

Auto insurers use many factors, including a motorist’s education and occupation, to accurately gauge their risk, industry representatives told state lawmakers on April 10, a week after a consumer advocacy group called the practice unfair. “The more accurate we can …

Group Urges New York DFS to Review Auto Insurers’ Rate-Setting Practices

A consumer advocacy group said its analysis shows some of New York State’s largest auto insurers are charging higher premiums to motorists who have less education and non-professional, non-managerial jobs. The New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) said it …