Category Archives: Uninsured Motorist

Sports are NOT the Leading Cause of TBI in Teens Age 15 and Older

News outlets across the country reported this weekend that former NFL player, Aaron Hernandez, suffered from a severe case of Chronic Tramatic Encephalopathy (CTE)[1], which is brain degeneration caused by repeated head trauma.[2] The prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) … Continue reading

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Your Insurance Company Owes You An Explanation – No Really, It’s The Law

If you’ve ever pursued a claim against your own auto insurance company, you may have wondered what they did to arrive at their decision of how much to offer to pay for your claim.  If you resolved the claim without … Continue reading

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Whose Insurance Pays After a Crash?

Many folks assume that if they are involved in a car crash and police give the other driver a ticket, the other driver’s insurance must pay for their vehicle damage.  Unfortunately, this misconception is perpetuated by insurance agents who simply … Continue reading

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Time Limits on Uninsured Motorist Claims

When you have been injured in a car crash due to the negligence of an uninsured driver, you have a limited amount of time in which you must either settle your Uninsured Motorist (UM) claim or file a lawsuit.  If … Continue reading

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Victim of Road Rage Shot by Assailant (Part 2 of 3)

Following the road rage shooting incident this week, people were left to wonder about what happens, in terms of insurance, after the dust settles.  Will the shooter’s insurance compensate the victim for her injuries even where the shooter may have … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Independent Medical Examination (Part 3 of 3)

Now that we have demystified the IME, here are some important rules to bear in mind for your examination: 1.  Be neatly groomed and dressed Obviously, do what you can given your existing physical limitations, but know that your physical … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Independent Medical Examination (Part 2 of 3)

We’ve already explained why the term “Independent Medical Examination,” also referred to as an “IME,” is really a misnomer.  If you are involved in a lawsuit as a result of someone else’s negligence or are trying to recover benefits for … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions: Consider Consequences of Thrift in Buying Insurance

Something about the New Year inspires millions of people to resolve to make positive change in their lives.  Among the most popular resolutions year after year is the aspiration to Save More and Spend Less.  We have seen several internet articles … Continue reading

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Uninsured Motorist Coverage: Do You Have Enough?

If you are hurt in a car crash caused by someone else, what guarantee do you have that there will be enough money to compensate you fully for your harms and losses?  Unfortunately, there are no guarantees.  If you are … Continue reading

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How to Select a Personal Injury Attorney

There is too much at stake in your Personal Injury claim to hire an attorney based on his/her advertisement(s).  Do your homework on a law firm before retaining them to represent you in your Personal Injury Case.  Here are some … Continue reading

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