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What To Do After a Minor Car Accident

A minor car accident such as a fender bender may be inconvenient, but at least you do not have to worry about serious injuries. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there are more than seven million car accidents each year. Of those, more than two million people are injured and about 40,000 […]

Cinco De Mayo: The Damage Done by Holiday Drinking

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Battle of Puebla, which took place on May 5, 1862. The Mexican underdogs were able to defeat the massive and well-equipped French army. Food, drinks, dancing, and cultural celebrations take place across Mexico and the U.S., with more alcohol consumed on this day than St. Patrick’s Day and even Super […]

Does Health Insurance Cover Car Accidents?

If you have been injured in an accident one of the first questions you may ask yourself is, “Does health insurance cover car accidents?” Yes, typically your health insurance can replace your car insurance but there are specific instances for when it cannot. Here are some details on how to use various insurance options to […]

What are the Leading Causes of Car Accidents?

According to the Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT), there are over 37,000 fatalities due to car accidents each year and an additional 2.35 million people are injured or disabled. A large portion of these accidents are due to human error and may lead to serious consequences with the law (and insurance companies) even […]

How Long Do You Have to Report a Car Accident?

Car accidents are naturally stressful for most people. Even something as simple as scratching your car against a shopping cart in the supermarket parking lot can be unnerving. If you are involved in an accident that involves other people and vehicles, you will definitely need to get in touch with your insurance company. How long […]

What to do in a Rental Car Accident

Getting involved in a rental car accident may seem much worse than getting into a car accident involving your own vehicle. Taking responsibility for damages to your own car is one thing, but what happens when you’ve damaged someone else’s property? Before panic starts to set in, calm down and consider your situation. Make sure […]

What to Do If You Are Being Sued for a Car Accident

Consider the scenario in which you were in an auto accident in the past and your insurer settled the matter at that time. If you’ve put the event behind you and moved on with your life, you may be shocked to learn that you are again being sued for car accident damages. While this is […]

How to Get a Car Accident Police Report

In addition to the information you gather on your own at the scene of an auto accident, obtaining a copy of the official police report is crucial to your insurance claim. In many instances, insurance companies will turn down a claim if the police report is missing from the list of supporting documents. Police usually […]

What to do After a Car Accident That’s Not Your Fault

Driving to and from work, taking the kids to soccer practice, and weekend getaways are standard activities for millions of people who own vehicles across the nation. And while accidents happen everyday, you may not put a lot of thought into the idea that it could happen to you. There are about 90 fatalities on […]

Delayed Injury Symptoms of Car Accidents

Car accidents are shocking events – both mentally and physically, and the severity of an accident likely increases the severity of injuries. Sometimes these injuries are obvious and take the form of broken ribs, bruises, cuts, scrapes, etc. However, there are also some common delayed injury symptoms of car accidents that may show up days, […]