TALLAHASSEE (CBS4)-Florida’s insurance consumer advocate is forming a working group to focus on skyrocketing premiums for automobile coverage.

Robin Westcott on Thursday said one of the biggest reasons for those increases has been personal injury protection fraud.

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State law requires motorists to purchase the no-fault coverage for personal injuries.

Westcott said she will invite those who have a stake in the personal injury protection system as well as lawmakers to join the group.

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Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater appointed Westcott last month.

She said she hopes to submit the group’s findings to Atwater and the Legislature in November.

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