Personal Injury Protection (PIP) is a type of insurance coverage that covers accident-related medical expenses. It’s important to know what PIP does and does not cover for vehicle insurance, so that you can make an informed decision about whether or not to purchase it.
Who Could An Accident Victim Sue, If At-Fault Driver Had Become A Fatality?
A fatal car accident might kill the at-fault driver, but not necessarily all of those that were injured during that same tragic event. Read More
What Should I Do If There Are Liens On The Injury Claim?
If you’ve been injured in a car accident, or if you’re the family member of someone who has, then you may be wondering what happens to your injury case after the other person responsible for causing the crash is found liable. Read More
The Value of Case Resulting From Pedestrian Accident
There is no average settlement value of pedestrian accidents. Still, personal injury lawyers know what factors can determine the value of such an accident. Read More
If One Spouse Dies, Will The Other One Get The Entitled Injury Settlement?
If you’re married, and one of you dies, who gets your settlement? The answer might surprise you. Spouses are generally only entitled to half of their deceased partner’s assets. However, there are exceptions to this rule and if one spouse is over the age of 65 at time of death and has a net worth in excess of $100,000, then they may be entitled to more than half. Read More
The Significance of Gaps In Accident Victim’s Medical Record
When trying to learn about an accident victim’s injuries, the insurance company looks at the same victim’s medical record.
Nature of possible gaps in that same record
Initial gap: This should show how much time passed from the date of the accident until the date when the victim first saw a doctor, or went to a clinic or a hospital. Read More
Principle Job of Insurance Adjuster
The insurance adjuster that has been asked to work on a new case must seek to achieve 2 goals.
What are the 2 goals towards which all adjusters strive?
Getting each claimant to accept the offer of compensation from the insurance company. Read More
Does Trespasser That Suffered Dog Bite Have Grounds For Lawsuit?
In most cases, the answer is no. If a trespasser were to enter a property that contained the home of a guard dog, and was then bitten by the same canine, that trespasser could not get compensated, by submitting a personal injury claim. Still, not every situation is the same. There are times when a trespasser’s bad luck could turn in to good luck, in the form of an unexpected compensation. Read More
Collection of Damages That Exceed Limits of At Fault Coverage
If the at-fault driver possessed insurance, that same driver’s insurance policy would have stated limits.
What are limits?
The monetary value for the maximum amount of damage that a purchased insurance policy is ready to cover. Read More
What If I Was In An Accident With An Uninsured Driver?
If you were in an accident with an uninsured driver, it can be easy to take the first step toward getting compensation by filing a claim. But what happens next? How do insurance companies respond to your claim? How much will it cost me? The good news is that you don’t have to go it alone if you want answers about your accident and how best to proceed. A lawyer can help explain how claims are handled by insurance companies so that you get what you deserve from this traumatic experience. Read More