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Are You Being Offered a Fair Personal Injury Settlement?

If you are involved in an accident resulting in personal injury, you are likely already aware that the insurance company is not in the game to get you every last dollar you deserve. In fact, it is in the best interest of the insurance company to get you to accept a quick settlement, which may not account for all of the damage you have suffered or any costs you may incur after the accident. Before you accept a settlement that is less than you deserve and get wrapped up in getting back to your normal life, consider the following tips to be sure you are being offered a fair settlement by the insurance company.

What to do after you are involved in a pedestrian accident

Basically everyone at some point is a pedestrian. You walk to work, bike to school, trudge to your car or roll out of a taxi cab. Everyone is exposed on a public street at some point as a pedestrian. Should you find yourself the victim in a car accident, this article will go over some of the things you should do to preserve your rights. But first, you should always seek medical attention, assuming you need it. After that, then worry about collecting information.

What is the minimum coverage for auto insurance in Kentucky?

Most states require all drivers and cars be covered by auto insurance. This is to ensure that when an accident happens, people are not stuck in a months long court battle before anyone gets compensation for their injuries. Essentially, the idea is to speed up the process to save money and effort. However, if your auto insurance policy does not provide minimum coverage, then it could be subject to cancellation by your insurer. It is possible for less reputable insurance agents to try and sell you invalid policies. This article will go over what makes a policy valid in Kentucky so that your coverage is not put in jeopardy.

Some things to research before your attorney meeting, part II

Accidents with trucks, their penchant for gratuitous destruction in movies aside, can be surprisingly complex. Many people may walk into one of these accidents expecting similar treatment as you would in any other accident. As discussed in a prior post, this is the absolute wrong way to approach these accidents. These cases can become complex very fast so it is best if your attorney is able to hit the ground running. In order for him to do that, he needs evidence and information as quickly as possible.

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