Posts Tagged ‘uninsured/underinsured motorist claims’

Backup Cameras Can Help Reduce The Risk Of Backover Accidents

I was recently reading the book Out Of My Mind to my son.  It’s the story of a young girl who is brilliant, but who can’t communicate with others because she was born with cerebral palsy.  One of the most difficult “scenes” in the book is when  (SPOILER ALERT HERE), the young girl sees her…

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What Does Your Texas Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurance Cover?

I am beating my head against a wall talking to an insurance company this morning. Here’s the situation:  My client is a professional driver  (I won’t tell you what kind).  While driving on the job, he was hit by someone and seriously injured.  In this situation, there are three potential places where an injured person…

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Lesson From Austin Hit & Run Accidents: Buy Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Last Friday, in a tragic  hit and run wreck, an alleged drunk driver hit a group of pedestrians, including UT soccer players Kylie Doniak and Leah Payne.   Our thoughts are certainly with the injured and the families of the injured, especially Ms. Doniak, who was seriously injured.  But the incident is also a lesson to others.  In…

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Lesson From Cedar Park: Buy Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurance

Cedar Park made news earlier this week when the city declared that it’s adopting a zero tolerance policy towards uninsured motorists — every uninsured motorist stopped for a ticket or involved in an accident will now be given a citation instead of a warning.  While I applaud the efforts, I also wonder, “Why now?”  It shouldn’t be…

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