Posts Tagged ‘insurance’

Hit and Run Accidents Don’t Disqualify Victims From Recovering Damages: Here’s How It Works

When a motorist leaves the scene of a hit-and-run accident they are actively committing a felony. This felony doesn’t even include the penalties that can occur if someone is injured in the hit-and-run. The penalties sustained when another motorist or a pedestrian is injured and the driver who caused the injuries flees the scene often includes incarceration (jail time) on top of any fines they incur for their reckless actions. When a victim or their loved one becomes the victim of a hit-and-run they must preserve any evidence (when safety allows) of the accident scene.

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What Drivers Really Need to Know About Uninsured Motorist Coverage (Don’t Sign Up Without This Information!)

According to DMV.org, the go-to source for DMV regulations and amendments to the law by state, the Insurance Research Council–or IRC–has estimated that one out of seven drivers doesn’t carry car insurance. This statistic is staggering but not surprising in states like Florida, where most drivers don’t carry enough or any motor vehicle insurance at all.

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Motorcycle Insurance 101: Coverage Before Cruising

If you love motorcycles and the open road, you’ll already be familiar with the insurance coverage necessary to take your weekend ride safely. It’s always a good thing to refresh your memory, too! For those new riders that are less familiar with everything that comes along with that beautiful new Harley, Indian, Triumph, or Honda, it’s important to fully understand the rules of the road as well as the insurance policies available to you for a safer, less expensive ride. Educating oneself doesn’t stop after learning to ride that brand-new bike.

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Insurance Policies 101: Automotive Insurance

Although insurance policies vary from state-to-state, they all have at least one thing in common: all licensed drivers are required by law to carry automotive insurance. What’s more, it’s a good for drivers to carry uninsured motorist coverage, although that’s not required by law in every state. As part of our “Insurance 101” series of articles, we’ll break down what drivers most need to know when selecting an auto insurance policy, and what coverage best protects them in the event of a motor vehicle accident.

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