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Posts tagged "injuries"

Bad economy not only factor in underinsured driver risk

In tough economic times, people are quick to look for ways to save some money and reduce their overall expenses. Some fear this raises the risk of more uninsured drivers. When gas prices skyrocket, finding ways to reduce those particular costs moves up the list of priorities for many. One such option employed by individuals and communities involves ride-sharing. Such services can help passengers reduce their own transportation costs, which is why they becoming so popular and may become common in Montana cities.

Driver sues auto insurance company for not covering damages

Car accidents can be traumatizing, and long after the initial shock, can prove to be a great hassle. When the accident involves an uninsured driver, it can prove to be an even greater hassle. Often, auto insurance companies intentionally make it difficult for people involved in an accident with an uninsured driver to get compensation for the resulting damages. When this is the case, you may learn from the man who is suing his auto insurer for denying coverage of damages caused by an alleged hit-and-run accident.

Fatal Montana accident under investigation

One man was recently killed and another listed in critical condition due to a Montana crash.  A pickup truck being driven apparently crossed the center line of the road and crashed into a NorthWestern Energy Truck.  The passenger of the pickup truck died as a result of the car accident.

Uninsured drivers: a problem in Montana and across the nation

Imagine that you are driving along one of Montana’s many roadways when you are suddenly hit by another driver. The force of the impact causes you to suffer serious injuries that require extensive medical treatment. But as if this wasn’t bad enough, the police report later indicates that the driver who hit you wasn’t insured, meaning those thousands of dollars in medical bills must come out of your pocket.