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ANNOUNCEMENTS

IFA INSURANCE COMPANY

IFA Insurance Company (“IFA”) was declared insolvent on May 4, 2017. The New Jersey Property-Liability Insurance Guaranty Association (“NJPLIGA”) is authorized to administer IFA’s claims in accordance with NJPLIGA’s statutory obligations. Those obligations are set forth in the New Jersey Property-Liability Insurance Guaranty Association Act, N.J.S.A. 17:30A-1, et. seq. (the “Act”). By Order dated May 4, 2017, Docket Number MER-C-20-17, all matters against IFA are enjoined and restrained. All Demands for Arbitration arising under a policy of insurance issued by IFA regarding any covered claim pursuant to the Act should be amended accordingly.

RULE CHANGE AND
NEW ARBITRATION DEMAND FORM

Effective May 1, 2017 a rule change to Paragraph 14 only of Rule 7 of the New Jersey No-Fault PIP Arbitration Rules requires claimants filing under an assignment of benefits or a power of attorney to certify whether the Respondent requires an internal appeal, and if so, that Claimant has complied with the requirement and attached copies of Pre- Service and/or Post- Service Appeal Forms.

Accordingly, a new Arbitration Demand Form will be required for filing of Demands with Forthright effective May 1, 2017. Forthright On-Line demand forms and Elaw demand forms will note the same change effective May 1, 2017. Click here or “FORMS” above to obtain a downloadable copy of the
Demand For Arbitration – Rule 7 - Effective May 1, 2017 New

NEW EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM

Forthright is pleased to announce the implementation of an emergency alert system for the New Jersey PIP community. Alerts are optional and you will have to register to receive them. Click here to learn more.



Forthright Administers New Jersey No-Fault Arbitration Program

Forthright, a global provider of process design, automation, and management solutions, has been selected by the State of New Jersey to administer No-Fault Insurance Personal Injury Protection (PIP) arbitrations under the State’s Automobile Insurance Cost Reduction Act.  Forthright submitted a joint proposal with National Arbitration Forum (FORUM), the incumbent administrator.

Forthright began administering No-Fault PIP claims in New Jersey on April 1, 2011. Our administration provides users with reduced fees, enhanced filing capabilities, and a new user portal.  Forthright's free online tools allow users to manage and file cases electronically.

For more information, please review some Frequently Asked Questions about Forthright's administration of the New Jersey No-Fault PIP Arbitration Program.

Commissioner's Approval of Arbitration Rules – May 1, 2017
Forthright Awarded New Jersey PIP Arbitration Contract
Commissioner's Approval of Arbitration Rules - April 1, 2011
Commissioner's Approval of Arbitration Rules - August 1, 2011
Commissioner's Approval of Arbitration Rules - March 1, 2013 Commissioner's Approval of Arbitration Rules - April 15, 2013