When you’re injured in a car accident, you face many challenges. You’ll be forced to deal with medical bills, missed time at work, vehicle repairs or replacement, and several other financial obstacles. But what about the intense physical and emotional pain and suffering you’re living with? Can you sue for pain and suffering after a car accident? Absolutely. You can and should factor in all the “non-economic” da...
High PIP and UM-UIM Limits May Save You Money! Many insurance agents tell customers to skip Personal Injury Protection (PIP) or Uninsured-Underinsured Motorist (UM-UIM) coverages. Agents do this to lower their customers’ premiums. This is a mistake! PIP and UM-UIM are very important! PIP pays medical expenses and lost wages, no matter who is at fault in an accident. We recommend at least $5,000 or more in PIP coverage....
Everyone has a smartphone, and we can’t walk down the street without having our heads buried in our cellular device, sending texts, and communicating on social media. That applies to drivers. How often have you looked at the car next to you and seen a driver texting? Did you know that a texting driver is as dangerous as a drunk driver? Cell phones have revolutionized our world. They have changed the way we do business...
Big rigs, 18-wheelers, semis, tractor-trailers – whatever you call them, they are on every road, and one might be in the next lane, looming over you and your family. Big trucks transport cargo across the country, and because they share our roads, they are a risk to all of us. A big rig can weigh up to 80,000 lbs., so when one jackknifes out of control, the result is often massive damage. Traffic can pile up for hours. Ma...
Will you ever speak with a lawyer? When you or a family member have been involved in a serious accident and you are looking for a lawyer that you can trust, you would be surprised to learn that when you call certain law firms, you may never speak directly with a “lawyer” before you are asked to sign a contract to hire that lawyer. Is that what that firm thinks of your case? Is that what they think of you and your fa...

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