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Judge strikes down state ban on credit-based insurance scores

August 31, 2022

A Washington state judge has struck down a state rule banning the use of credit-based insurance scores.

On Monday, Judge Indu Thomas rendered a final order declaring that Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler exceeded his authority when he issued a permanent rule prohibiting the use of credit-based insurance scores. Indu initially ruled against the insurance commissioner from the bench on July 22. The entry of the final order on Monday marked the end of the rule.

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