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July 2016 Archives

Will my umbrella policy cover an uninsured motorist?

Many people that purchase umbrella insurance policies do so to protect themselves in the event their insurance is not enough. Unfortunately, in the case of an accident caused by an uninsured or underinsured motorist, your umbrella policy may be no good. In fact, compensation of any kind may weigh heavily on your other coverage or your decision to hire an attorney.

Health of truck drivers is more than concerning

The size, speed and weight of commercial trucks make them a significant threat to passenger vehicles on the road. With that in mind, it should come as no surprise that commercial truck drivers must go through rigorous training, testing and health screenings in order to operate these huge speeding bullets. Unfortunately, despite the trucking industry's attempts to make it safer for passenger vehicles to travel alongside their trucks, truck accidents do happen. A recent report suggests that some of these accidents are actually caused by the very same things the trucking industry is trying so hard to prevent.

Third autopilot accident happens in Montana

According to reports, the most recent Tesla upset happened over the weekend in Montana when a Model X on autopilot crashed on a highway. The crash, which did not have any fatalities, is the third one in a string of autopilot accidents and is bringing Tesla's autopilot feature into question.

Work with an attorney to hold negligent hospitals accountable

Filing a medical malpractice lawsuit can be one of the most challenging things a person can ever face. Depending on their situation, victims of medical malpractice may feel helpless and alone when facing a battle with a large medical facility and their attorneys. Fortunately, there are medical malpractice attorneys out there who can help injured individuals stay strong throughout their fight for justice.

Are ATVs as dangerous as motorcycles?

All-terrain vehicles, or ATVs, are used all over the nation for both work and play, so it is no wonder that they are responsible for a great number of injuries each year. In fact, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has estimated that more than 150,000 individuals were seen in emergency rooms in 2007 for injuries suffered while riding ATVs. While this number may not be as significant as the number of injuries suffered by motorcyclists each year, it is still a significant enough number that it should draw attention and awareness to the dangers of ATVs.