TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (WFLX) - - One tactic is to wave a driver through a stop, then hit the unsuspecting motorist. Another involves a staged rear end collision. After the wreck people jump into both cars and claim injuries. Personal Injury Protection or PIP insurance pays for 10-thousand dollars in medical costs for each victim regardless of who is at fault. The industry claims it's losing a billion dollars a year to PIP fraud. Governor Rick Scott says fixing the problem is like cutting taxes.
"If the CFO or I or anybody could reduce taxes by a billion dollars you would say boy that would be great wouldn't it?," Scott said.