Vicki Hill from Ohio was driving to work in her 2007 Jeep Liberty when she was rear-ended at a stop light. The fuel from her vehicle caught fire and firefighters were unable to rescue her from her Jeep because of the strength of the flames. Hill died due to injuries sustained in the incident. […]
Niagara County, New York settled the case of Glenn Annalora who died when his vehicle was struck by a speeding deputy sheriff for nearly $3 million. This settlement required the approval of the Niagara County Legislature, which voted unanimously this week to settle the case with the man’s widow. The county was liable because the […]
This article will examine recovery of policy limits in excess of the policy limits against bad faith insurance companies. The (Oregon) Basics An Oregon auto policy comes with three types of coverage, (1) Liability, (2) UM/UIM, and (3) PIP. 1. Liability Coverage This is auto insurance that pays for the other guy, if the wreck […]
A mini-bus filled with choir members from the First Baptist Church of New Braunfels, Texas was fatally struck when a distracted pickup truck-driver collided with them. The choir was returning from a three-day retreat. Jack Dillon Young, the driver of the pickup truck, admitted to texting while driving on the scene of the accident. The […]
Don’t make the mistake of opting out of PIP and UIM insurance coverage – if you are injured in a car accident, you may need it.
Health insurance companies and Personal Injury Protection (PIP) file liens against people injured in car accidents. A lawyer can help.
Traffic accident fatalities for the first quarter of 2012 are way up compared to 2011 – nearly 13.5%. That is approximately 7,630 people dead from as a result of motor vehicle crashes in the just first three months of the year. The statistic that I found to be shocking? More people have died on U.S. […]
Independence Day ranks as the single deadliest day of the year for American motorists. On average, 140 people die in motor vehicle accidents on July 4. Teenagers account for about 10% of those fatalities, and insurance data indicates that a higher than average percentage of these tragedies can be attributed to distracted driving. Part of […]