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We're No. 1 -- in possible staged auto accidents!



New CFO Jeff Atwater is lobbing a claim about auto insurance shenanigans. "Of the top five cities for staged automobile accidents, three are in Florida," Atwater said recently. And "we rank No. 1 in the country in staged auto accidents." We have long known that Florida is the reluctant recipient of certain superlatives, but are these two claims true? PolitiFact Florida dives in here.


[Last modified: Thursday, January 27, 2011 4:38pm]


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