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Minor Accidents: Does the Insurance Company Need to Know

Car accidents are a very common occurrence. However, not every car accident is serious. Most, in fact, are very minor, barely reaching the level of a fender bender. If you’ve been involved in a minor car accident, then you might be wondering if you must tell your insurance company about your wreck. Because dealing with…

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Underinsured Motorists: What You Should Know

We all know how important it is to have insurance for our vehicles. It’s an important layer of protection should you suffer damage to your car that’s not covered by someone else. It enables you to get repairs, and even provides you a range of services to help you get payment from other insurance companies.…

Senior man reading a book while commuting by bus.

What Happens When You’re Hurt on Public Transit

Getting hurt anywhere in public is one of the worst experiences you can have. While there’s usually plenty of help around, you also face the callousness of people, the embarrassment of your situation and the urgency of those responsible to avoid blame. All of this is on top of the pain you’re feeling and your…

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What to Do If You’re Hurt in a Accident Caused by Road Construction

Sometimes it feels like the city is perpetually under construction, and you can’t get anywhere without driving through something orange. Everyone knows that construction zones can be dangerous; there are even laws in place to keep people safe while driving through. But what happens when there’s a mistake by the construction workers and it causes…

Police officer making an arrest to drunk driver, escorting a young man in handcuffs toward the back seat of his police car, at night.

I Was Hit By a Drunk Driver, What Can I Do?

Getting into a car accident is bad enough, but things can seem even worse if you’ve gotten into an accident with an intoxicated driver. While you may be the victim of unfortunate circumstances, you do have options. Here’s some basic advice to take into consideration if you were hit by a drunk driver. If you’ve…

Young group of friends having champagne outdoors

Are You Watching How Much Your Guests Drink?

We like to think of the holidays as a time for fellowship and fun, for gatherings, good food, good friends, and parties. Unfortunately, on the downside, every year we see a massive uptick in DUI arrests and even accidents that cause serious injuries and fatalities. While it’s tempting to place all the blame on the…

Two Drivers Arguing After Traffic Accident looking at damage

If You Rear-End Someone, Are You Automatically at Fault?

Determining fault in a car accident is no simple task. You may have your own side of the story, but the other driver involved likely has their own version of what happened. There are plenty of other sources of evidence to examine to determine who was at fault after a car accident happened. One instance…

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How to Drive Safely Through the Snow

The holidays are coming up soon, and that creates a number of exciting events and the challenges that come with them. Along with family, friends and fun come record numbers of cars on the road during months when snow and ice present very real dangers to drivers all over the nation. It’s important at this…

Frustrated Couple With Woman In Wheelchair Reading medical bills

I Was Hurt in an Accident; What about My Medical Bills?

When you’re hurt in an accident it can be nothing less than nightmarish. You’re facing a long road of recovery, maybe even the possibility of permanent disability. You’re looking at heaps of medical bills, at not being able to earn money like you once did, possibly at no longer being able to maintain a healthy…

Winter weather and slow moving traffic due to car accident

If the Weather is Bad, Is the Car Accident Still My Fault?

Many drivers who have been in a car accident may feel that the accident was unavoidable for various reasons. One of the biggest of those reasons is the fact that inclement weather made driving conditions dangerous. In these incidents where an auto accident occurs during bad weather, both the hit driver and the driver of…