What is BI or Bodily Injury Coverage?

Bodily injury coverage will compensate for an injury to your body or death when the other driver in a vehicle accident is found to be at fault. Regardless of the extent of the injuries, the insurance company of the at-fault party will still only pay up to the limits of liability provided in its policy. For example, if the BI limits are $35,000/$60,000 the insurance company would only pay for... read more?

What do I do if the insurance company is not offering me enough for my car?

https://youtu.be/EnKRcZvgKw8 Just like when buying a new car, the best thing you can do is arm yourself with knowledge.  The internet is your best resource. Kelly Blue Book and NADA are the standards in the industry to find the actual cash value (ACV) of your car.  Check out the classified advertisements in your local newspapers, search websites like Craigslist, and check with the car... read more?

What does it mean if my car was totaled?

Your car is considered totaled if the damages are not repairable or if price of the repairs will cost more than the actual value of the vehicle. Do your homework. Check the internet (such as Kelley Blue Book) or NADA for the actual cash value (ACV) of your car, check out the classified advertisements in your local newspapers, and check with the car dealerships in your area. Look for the prices... read more?

Can I sue for negligence if I was hit by someone who was texting while driving?

When a person is injured in a car accident due to the actions of a drunk driver, the injured person is allowed to seek punitive damages, in addition to compensatory damages, from the drunk driver. Compensatory damages are meant to compensate the injured party for their injuries and include medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, etc. Punitive damages, on the other hand, are meant solely... read more?

Who determines who is responsible for a traffic accident?

Figuring out who is at fault in an accident is a matter of deciding who was careless. For traffic accidents, State traffic laws provide guidelines by which liability may be measured. These rules apply not only to automobiles but also to motorcycles, bicycles and pedestrians. In some cases, a driver may be liable for an accident even if he/she was obeying, for example, the posted speed limit, if... read more?

What issues will I face in making a claim for my injuries sustained in an auto accident?

A claim for injuries sustained in an automobile accident is usually based upon carelessness or negligence. In worse case scenarios, it is based on an intentional or reckless act. The two categories of issues that typically arise in a tort claim after an automobile accident are the following: Liability – who is at fault and to what degreeDamages – injuries or losses caused by the accident ... read more?

How will I pay all my medical bills?

If you have been injured, you will likely have medical bills from physicians, hospitals, physical therapists, and other health care providers. Those bills will be in your name and will typically be sent to your address. You are primarily responsible for paying your bills, regardless of the cause of your injuries. The at-fault person’s liability insurance carrier will be responsible for paying... read more?

What if a car crash results in a Wrongful Death?

Wrongful death lawsuits allege that the death of a loved one occurred as a direct result of negligence or wrongful conduct of another. Wrongful death suits aim to hold the responsible party accountable for the victim’s death. The victim’s family members or beneficiaries may be entitled to financial compensation as a result of the defendant’s negligence. Although monetary compensation... read more?

What if I have been injured by a drunk driver?

In a lawsuit arising from a drunk driver, the driver will be held liable for the injuries he or she caused. Additionally, a bar or social host may be liable for damages if they served an obviously intoxicated guest, who then drove and caused an accident. However, the fact that the person who served the intoxicated driver alcohol may be held liable does not relieve the intoxicated driver of... read more?

What if I was involved in an Uber or Lyft accident?

Whether you were hit by an Uber or Lyft driver, were a passenger in an Uber or Lyft vehicle, or were driving for a rideshare, our personal injury attorneys can help. Our personal injury attorneys can assist in obtaining a financial recover for any pain and suffering you endured as a result of the accident as well as help recover for any lost wages. We can also assist in getting you the right... read more?

What if I’ve been hurt in a car accident?

When you have been in a car accident, truck accident or motorcycle accident, understanding what to do next is of vital importance. Obviously securing the safety of everyone in the accident is the first priority. Call 911 if anyone is injured. Get the name and address of the driver of each vehicle. The owner of the vehicle may not be the same as the driver, so be sure to also get the name and... read more?