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Contributory And Comparative Negligence: How It Could Affect Your Auto Insurance Claim

Imagine getting into a fender-bender on the open road, only to find out later on that you might receive little to no compensation for the injuries and damages you suffered as a result. If you're wondering why, the answer lies with the doctrines used when evaluating negligence. If your own negligent actions contributed in any way to a crash, you could find your ability to pursue damages significantly reduced or even eliminated. Read More 

Experiencing One Of These Three Common Catastrophes? Meet Your New Best Friends

Between the old Yiddish proverb declaring, "Man plans and God laughs," and Benjamin Franklin's assertion that, "Nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes," there's one clear imperative: Life is full of surprises. Unfortunately, some of these surprises can be less pleasant than others. Just because catastrophe strikes, however, doesn't mean you can't recoup your losses and move on. Lucky for you, several professionals can help you overcome everything from minor inconveniences to massive incidents. Read More 

Motorcycle Safety: Situation Awareness For Accident Prevention

According to the National Highway Safety Administration, 4,668 motorcyclists died and 88,000 were injured in motorcycle crashes in 2013. If you recently got your motorcycle license or have had one for some time, it's important that you develop a sense of situational awarenesness so you can avoid getting into an accident. Of course, you'll want to watch other vehicles for turning signals and brake lights, but here are a few other things to look for when you are enjoying the open road on a motorcycle. Read More 

If You Rear End Someone, Are You Automatically Fully At Fault?

There seems to be a rumor floating around amongst drivers that if you rear end someone, you'll be held fully responsible for the accident. Your insurance company will have to cover all of the damages, and if they don't, the other driver can sue you and will win -- because you're absolutely at fault if you rear ended them. This scary rumor is not always true. While in many cases, you will be named fully at fault if you rear end another driver, there are exceptions to this guideline. Read More 

What To Do If You’re In A Hit And Run Car Accident

A hit-and-run car crash can be one of the most harrowing experiences you will ever have in your life. It can be damaging in a number of ways, including both physically and emotionally. There are a number of things that you should do, however, if you find yourself as the victim of such an injury. The first thing to do is to stay calm and collected and try to remember that there are certain things you should do in order to make sure that the person who caused the accident can be brought to justice and prosecuted by the long arm of the law. Read More