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The anatomy of an auto insurance policy
Have you ever sat down and actually read your auto insurance policy? If not, you aren’t alone. Odds are good that most Pennsylvania vehicle owners haven’t read their policies either. Most people focus on their policy limits, their deductible and their monthly premiums. These amounts, along with your personal and vehicle information appear on… Read More »
Not all drivers adhere to Pennsylvania auto insurance laws
Consider the following scenario. You are driving along, minding your own business, when another vehicle seems to come out of nowhere and slams into yours. Whether you attempt to exchange information at the scene or find out later, you discover that the other driver doesn’t have auto insurance, or only has the minimum amount… Read More »
What kind of Pennsylvania auto insurance do you need?
Driving can be expensive these days. First, you need a license and a car. Then you need auto insurance. You may already know that Pennsylvania law requires you to carry a certain minimum amount of insurance, but you may not know that you have an option that could make a big difference if you… Read More »
Don’t forget the fine print re statutes of limitations
If you were injured in a Pennsylvania car accident, life as you knew it may have changed forever, especially if your injuries left you with a permanent disability. If you were able to obtain appropriate medical care and ongoing assistance as needed, then perhaps your recovery time was not too lengthy or arduous. Even… Read More »
Know your insurance and these safety practices in case of an accident
You purchase insurance for your vehicle because you have to. You also do it to protect yourself. You never imagine that you will get in an accident. Unfortunately, accidents happen. In 2016 nearly 40,000 people died in car accidents. It was one of the deadliest years for drivers in almost a decade. Pennsylvania has… Read More »
Have you been asked to participate in an IME?
After suffering serious injuries in an accident, you need time to focus on your recovery and learn to live with any permanent damage. The last thing you need is someone questioning the severity, nature and truth of your injuries. However, when you file a personal injury claim, the other side may ask these questions…. Read More »
What does your declarations page say?
If you’ve ever had a conversation with one of your Pennsylvania friends about automobile insurance, you’re likely familiar with a common misconception regarding this topic. Either you or someone you know might be among many who mistakenly believe car insurance follows drivers, when, in fact, this is not exactly so. It’s more correct to… Read More »
Free CLE Opportunity Presented By Tim Hinton
The Lackawanna Bar Association, in partnership with the Jewish Federation of NEPA, is pleased to announce a free CLE opportunity. “Denial: The Movie and the Law of Defamation” Thursday November 17, 2016 Cinemark 20 40 Glenmaura National Blvd. Moosic, PA 18507 Free CLE – 5:45 pm Film – 7:00 pm CLE Presentation by Tim… Read More »
Be proactive after a car accident
You may have seen the lights in your rearview mirror. You thought that they were a little close to your bumper and may have tapped a warning with your brakes. Unfortunately, your flashing lights did nothing to increase the distance between your car and the tailgater’s vehicle, and traffic may have prevented you from… Read More »