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Scott R. Marshall

AUTO INSURANCE: Bodily Injury (BI) Covers Your Assets, Uninsured Motorist (UM) Covers Your A**

OK, you’ve got PIP, PD, Medical Payments, Collision, Comprehensive, how much Bodily Injury (BI) coverage to you need?  (Don’t remember what all that means?  Click here for Auto Insurance 101). First, you are not currently required to have Bodily Injury […]

Eric T. Chaffin

AAA Warns Hands-Free Still Distracting, Urges Auto Shut-Off Function

A study by the American Automobile Association (AAA) Foundation for Traffic & Safety revealed that the effects of distracted driving may last beyond the actual moment of distraction, affecting drivers for up to 27 seconds more. The study was published […]

J.R. Whaley

Rideshare Insurance: What Uber and Lyft Drivers Should Consider  

Those working for popular ridesharing companies such as Uber or Lyft might be putting themselves at considerable risk by only having personal auto insurance.   Ridesharing drivers are required to carry auto insurance that conforms with state law and then the […]

J.R. Whaley

Distractions Cause Record Number of Pedestrian Deaths

Walking might still be the safest way to travel, but a new report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association shows that the risks have increased significantly. There has been an 11% increase nationwide in the number of pedestrian deaths […]

Mark Bello

Texas Legislature are Optimistic that a Statewide Texting-while-Driving Ban is Within Reach

On March 29th, the driver of a pick-up truck slammed head-on into a church bus, killing 13 senior church members on their way home from a retreat. A witness claims that the truck driver admitted to texting while driving. New […]

Mark Bello

Textalyzer: New York Distracted Driving Law Advances

Although laws exists that ban texting while driving, and public service campaigns constantly promote safety concerns, auto accidents caused by distracted drivers have increased significantly over the last few years. Reports show that many Americans still admit to texting while […]

Joe Crumley

Getting Minnesota’s Household/Replacement Services Paid

There’s a car insurance benefit that is misunderstood and missed by many people and their lawyers.  Called “Household Services” or “Replacement Services” benefits, it pays for loss of the injured person’s services to the household. It’s like wage loss for missed chores and household […]

T. Thomas Metier

When Can an Expert Witness Be Excluded from Testifying and Why?

Ultimately, the court determines the untimely disclosure was harmless and therefore, Baldwin will not be excluded.

Randy Appleton

3 Vehicle Crash on I-81 in Virginia Kills Two College Students

A three vehicle wreck on I-81 in Wythe County, Virginia killed a Radford University and a Virginia Tech student, and five other people went to the hospital with various injuries.  The deadly crash happened on the evening of March 31. […]

Mark Bello

April is a Time to Change the Way we think about Distracted Driving

Advances in technology have made our ability to stay connected easier than ever before, but, these same advances have also resulted in dangerous consequences on our roadways. While teens are reported as the largest age group to be distracted while […]