Can you get car insurance with a suspended driver’s license?

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A person’s license can be suspended for many reasons, including a DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, repeated moving violations, or failing to carry car insurance, just to name a few. If you’re in this position you are probably wondering, “does a suspended license affect insurance?” The answer is yes, you can have car …

Ridesharing Accidents: Helpful Steps to Follow

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You know what’s worse than a blabbermouth Uber or Lyft driver when you’re totally not in the mood to listen to them rave about their favorite reality shows? Getting into an accident while riding in one. Want to know what’s worse than that? Not following the steps listed in this article after you’ve been involved …

The Insurance Co. Says Your Car is Totaled—Now What?

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It’s the last thing you want to deal with after the shock of a car accident wears off–the insurance company calls to tell you that your car is a total loss. Sure you need to get back on the road, but do you have options if you don’t agree with the offer? Here’s what you …

Injury Treatment: All About Timing

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Most people have a pretty good idea of what to do immediately after an accident. Report the collision to law enforcement, take pictures, gather witness statements, and get checked out by a doctor. However, not many people understand that the collision is just the beginning of a car accident injury claim. No matter how bad …

How to Preserve 📸 Accident Evidence 🔍

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After a surprising collision, the last thing on most accident victims’ minds is collecting evidence in case you have to file a lawsuit against the driver who hit you. However, the most successful car accident settlement stories usually have one thing in common—solid evidence proving what happened and how bad the accident was. If you …

Emotional Distress: Dealing with Pain & Suffering

Emotional Distress: Dealing with Pain & Suffering

After an accident, people often expect to experience some aches and pains, so having to go to the doctor isn’t a surprise. But many accident victims do not expect the emotional distress that can follow a collision. When the dust settles, you may have lost your vehicle, or perhaps are unable to work due to …

Delayed Whiplash: Why Injury Reporting is Necessary

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Everyone can picture the stereotype of someone who has just been rear-ended, gingerly stepping out of the car and clutching their neck in pain. It’s true that some car accident injuries can be seen and felt immediately, but what about symptoms that show up hours, or even days after an accident? Read on to learn …

Accident Injuries: How to Look for Subtle Symptoms

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Ever been involved in a car accident but thought you were okay since you didn’t feel any immediate pain? Then you wake up the next morning ready to get your day started, only to discover that your body is too stiff to move? The shock and adrenaline of a car crash can mask the symptoms …

Why Do Car Accidents Happen?

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Imagine waking up one morning and feeling great about the day ahead. You get dressed quickly, eat your favorite breakfast, and head to work whistling. You’re excited because for once, you’re finally on schedule to get to work on time. While driving along the streets admiring the scenery, you’re suddenly caught off guard by a …

Teen Drivers: How to Reduce the Risk

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Any parent who has welcomed a new driver to the family knows that a teen’s excitement is balanced by their parent’s anxiety. While teen drivers almost never cause accidents while someone is supervising their driving, teens in their first six months of driving have one of the highest crash rates of any group. If that …

Car Insurance Demystified, Part 1: Your Insurance

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Every car accident is a nerve-racking experience. This is particularly true when a wreck causes injuries. In addition to the initial shock and pain, victims often face exorbitant health-care bills, and some cannot return to work. These financial losses can be staggering, which is why drivers are required to carry auto insurance that meets the …

Car Insurance Demystified, Part 2: Their Insurance

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Car Insurance claim denials can get even more complicated when you are making a claim on the policy of the driver who is at fault. Although that driver might claim to be insured at the scene of the accident, that won’t stop his insurance company from denying the claim if they find a reason to. …

What if the police don’t show up after an accident?

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Most people know that the first thing you should do after a crash is report a car accident to the police. However, what are you supposed to do if the police don’t show up? Read on for some essential tips that will help you protect your claims after an accident—if the police don’t arrive to …

Stranded!? What To Do When Your Car Breaks Down

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Unless you’re Beyonce herself, nothing makes a person want to go lemonade more than realizing you’ve got a lemon vehicle on your hands. If your car broke down while driving not only are you stuck on the side of the road when you were probably already running late, but you’re facing a repair bill and …

Holiday Shopping & The Dreaded Parking Lot

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Our days are getting busier and busier and the holidays are no exception. Between work, getting the kids to football practice, church, and the added stress of holiday shopping, the last thing you have time for is to be injured in an accident in parking lot while you are at the mall. However, the reality …

Winter Driving Tips: Don’t Slam on the Brrr-akes!

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The Top Essential Winter Driving Tips To Prevent Accidents When The Temperature Drops When winter settles in along with with cozy sweaters and holiday traditions comes hazardous weather. Heavy rain, ice, and snow can cause a quick trip down the road to become treacherous in an instant. Especially in the South, where many drivers are …

The Newest Car Accident Prevention Tech

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What you need to know before shopping this holiday season As the holiday gift giving season approaches, practical shoppers may be looking for technology that can keep their loved ones safe on the roads. From simple apps that can send an alert to the parents to a speeding teenager to new vehicles with fully integrated …

Riding on Bikes with Cars: 5 Tips for a Smoother Ride

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There’s nothing like a fun bike ride on a sunny day when the breeze is just right and the air is clear. Cycling is an exciting, healthy activity that the entire family can enjoy; unfortunately, it is not risk free, and cyclists usually end up on the losing side when they get into accidents. Bike …

Dog Safety in Cars: What You Need to Know

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Are doggie car seats really necessary? What you need to know about pet safety in cars If there’s one thing that almost every dog owner knows, it’s that man’s best friend loves to go for car rides. Whether it’s just a quick drive to the store or an exciting trip to the dog park, every …