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Pro/Con: No-Fault Automobile Insurance (1977)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1977-05-20

Duration: 00:05:05

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1977 | Louisiana. Legislature | LEGISLATION | Politics | No-fault automobile insurance | AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE


  • George, Beth Host
  • Bernard, Sherman Speaker


This segment from the May 20, 1977, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Pro/Con debate on a proposed bill approving no-fault automobile insurance in Louisiana. Commissioner of Insurance Sherman Bernard speaks in favor of the bill because he feels that it will reduce insurance costs. A representative of the Louisiana Trial Lawyers’ Association speaks against the bill because he feels that it will reward the drivers at fault in a car accident. Host: Beth George