How well do you understand your insurance policy? Can you explain the difference between liability coverage and personal injury protection? Does your medical insurance fully cover you in the event of a serious crash?
These are just a few of the basic questions that every California driver should be able to answer before purchasing car insurance. Read the rest »
Insurance companies are pretty good at estimating the cost of an accident. This is, after all, the core of their business. And while they will always look to cut corners, you can also feel pretty comfortable that they know what they are talking about. Read the rest »
As drivers in the state of California, we’re all familiar with the need for liability auto insurance. The law requires it, and driving without insurance (besides being illegal) leaves you open to expensive lawsuits if you cause an accident with injuries.
But what about injured passengers? Who covers them? Read the rest »
At Jurewitz Law Group, we are always looking for ways to better our ability to get our clients the justice they deserve. Ross Jurewitz recently took another step towards this goal by joining the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, a legal network and resource center dedicated solely to handling crashes involving semi-trucks and other large commercial vehicles. Read the rest »
Yesterday, self-driving cars claimed their first victim.
On Sunday night, around 10 p.m., a 49-year-old woman was struck by an Uber self-driving vehicle while walking her bicycle across the street outside of a crosswalk in Tempe, Arizona. The accident took place while the Uber was traveling northbound on Mill Avenue where it intersects Curry Road. The woman was rushed to the hospital, but died from her injuries on Monday, March 19, 2018. Read the rest »
In the eyes of the insurance world, there are few activities more dangerous than riding a motorcycle. While there are some unsafe operators out there, the vast majority of motorcycle riders are both law-abiding and safety-conscious. In the right hands, motorcycles are quite safe.
Unfortunately, every rider must pay the price for the reckless few. Read the rest »
Based on the commercials, you’d think insurance companies are as friendly as the agents who represent them on TV. They claim they’ll always have your back in the event of an accident, but the reality is different.
Very different. Read the rest »
People buy insurance for two reasons:
To protect themselves in the event of a catastrophe.
To comply with the law.
Everyone who purchases insurance, no matter what form, does it to give themselves peace of mind. Unfortunately, many insurance companies do not live up to their promises, and people like us end up paying the price. Read the rest »
When it comes to auto insurance, everyone knows you need liability insurance. In California, you can’t legally drive without it. Of course, only being covered by liability insurance leaves you at risk in the event of an accident. You should have more than the bare minimum.
The question we’re often asked as car accident attorneys is, what is the right amount of insurance? You don’t want to be underinsured and vulnerable in an accident, but at the same time, you don’t want to be paying for coverage that you probably won’t need. What is the happy medium? Read the rest »
California has one of the most competitive auto insurance markets in the entire country. Because of this, you can get great deals on coverage… if you shop carefully. There are a lot of bargain-basement companies out there offering policies that seem too good to be true.
That’s because they are. Read the rest »