What you need to know about traffic collisions in the United States

Safer America recently published its article on traffic accident statistics for 2022. Just how safe is it (or not) to drive in the United States? Read on to find out! Are Collisions a Leading Cause of Death? What would you guess is the leading cause of death in the United States? It’s not car accidents. […]

Texas drivers beware: Motorists don’t carry enough insurance

Did you know that 20% (about 3 MILLION) of Texas drivers have no car insurance at all, per the Texas DOT? In addition, you can safely estimate that around 50% of Texas drivers (roughly 8.5 million) don’t carry enough insurance to cover the damages caused by even a moderate wreck. This means that 10 out […]

Study suggests ridesharing increases traffic fatalities

Using Uber and Lyft may increase your chances of being in a fatal traffic accident, study suggests. How can you protect yourself? Does simply using a rideshare, even with a driver with an exceptional rating, put you at greater risk of dying in a car accident? Yes… or at least that’s what one new study suggests. […]

How the Eggshell skull rule helps you win fair compensation

If you have a pre-existing condition and someone else injures you, under the eggshell skull rule, they are responsible if it’s made worse. Have you ever heard of the “eggshell skull” rule?” Insurers know all about it. And they don’t like it because it’s a potent weapon in a personal injury lawyer’s arsenal that can […]

What if you disagree with the insurance company’s offer to settle?

The insurance company quickly sends you a settlement offer for your car wreck. You need the money desperately. Should you take it? Something seems wrong… You got in a car wreck. And the Insurance company couldn’t be more helpful. They found out about the motor vehicle collision. They made you an offer. And they will […]

Should you let your insurance company monitor your driving?

Should you install a tracking device or app that allows your insurance company to monitor your driving in hopes of receiving a discount? Insurance companies routinely offer discounts if you install a physical tracking device on your vehicle or use their app to monitor how you drive. Some let you get discounts if you meet […]

4 signs it’s time to talk to your parent about not driving

How do you know it’s time to have that conversation? Here are some signs you should talk to your parent about no longer driving. You don’t want to talk to your aging parent about taking away their car keys. No one does. And nobody wants to give away their independence. Who wants to be the […]

3 Examples of gross negligence in auto accident cases

What is gross negligence? If you can prove it, you can likely recover more compensation for your injuries. You can usually get more compensation from your car accident claim if you can show the at-fault driver acted with “gross negligence.” You may even be able to collect punitive damages, which courts award to punish a […]

What can you do if the insurance company denies your claim?

Insurers exist to make a profit. Learn what you can do if your accident claim is denied. It seems odd they call themselves “insurance” companies, doesn’t it? One definition says insurance is when “an individual or entity receives financial protection or reimbursement against losses.” However an insurance company’s goal is to pay you nothing at […]

How can you avoid the most dangerous types of collisions?

Pileups, head-ons, and rollovers are the three most dangerous types of collisions. Learn how to avoid them if possible. You can’t control what happens to you in life. You don’t have any guarantees, just like everyone else. But, you can minimize your risks and maximize your safety. And that’s what you have to do when […]