Oregon car insurance cheaper than most of U.S.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

The average cost of car insurance in Oregon is $1,387, 8% lower than the national average of $1,510.

Louisiana tops the list, a dubious distinction for a state not typically No. 1 in 50-state lists.

Louisiana’s problem, according to Insure.com, is that folks there make big claims and sue each other a lot in front of friendly judges. Says the site: “A high portion of Louisiana drivers who are in accidents file bodily injury claims. Also, car accident lawsuits for less than $50,000 go before elected judges,” who it says tend to side with consumers more than insurers.

Read more at The Statesman Journal.

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