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Can I File a Claim for a No-Contact Car Accident?

You may be able to obtain compensation for an accident that was caused by another driver’s recklessness, even if your vehicle and the other driver’s vehicle did not make contact. However, these claims can be more difficult to validate than claims involving…

Who May Be Liable for a Crash Caused by a Teenage Driver?

Negligent drivers can be held liable for auto accidents, but when the driver is a teenager, his or her parents may be held responsible. Even when a teenager is behind the wheel, the car is probably listed on the parent’s insurance policy. Below, our…

Whose Insurance Company Pays for Rental Costs After a Crash?

If your vehicle is badly damaged or declared a total loss after an accident, you will likely need to rent a car to get to and from work, medical appointments, and other places. You may able to avoid paying for a rental car out of your own pocket. Below,…

I Was Injured in an Accident Involving a Rideshare Service. Who Will Cover My Claim?

Rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft offer affordable convenience, but most people do not think about how complex a rideshare accident can become until after they are injured in a collision. The status of an at-fault rideshare driver at the time…

Filing a Claim for an Injury Caused by Road Rage

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), road rage is when a person drives recklessly to endanger the lives of others or when a person commits assault with a vehicle or other dangerous weapon while in a vehicle, either…

What Happens if an Accident Involves a Disabled Vehicle?

There are plenty of reasons why vehicles break down, forcing drivers to pull over, including a flat tire, an empty gas tank, or an overheated engine. Drivers need to be careful when pulling off the roadway because passing drivers often do not pay enough…

Who May be Liable for a Chain Reaction Auto Accident?

A chain reaction accident occurs when more than two vehicles hit each other, generally in a series of rear-end collisions due to the force of impact from one of the vehicles. Because these types of accidents involve several drivers, there are additional…

How You May Be Able to Cover Medical Treatment Bills During Your Personal Injury Claim

If you are injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be eligible for compensation to cover the costs of your medical bills as well as other damages related to the accident. Unfortunately, even if your claim is successful, it…

Preparing for an Independent Medical Exam

If you are injured as the result of someone else’s negligence, you may have reason to file a claim with the at-fault party’s insurance company. After a claim is filed, the insurer may request that you attend an independent medical exam (IME) to determine…

Can I Still File a Claim without a Police Report?

Not every car accident requires police coming to the scene, especially a minor collision. If you don’t have a police report, what happens when you file a claim and the insurance company asks for one? The insurance company cannot outright deny your claim…