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How do I file a claim after an accident?

Getting into a car accident, whether it was serious or not, can leave you stunned. You or the other driver could sustain severe injuries even if the accident seemed minor. A long-lasting injury may lead to a pile of medical bills and the possibility of missing work. To help pay for your bills and lost wages, you could consider filing an insurance claim for the collision.

What is one common reason behind trucking accidents?

Sharing the road with semi-trucks can be intimidating. Their sheer size can make it challenging for you to navigate the road in your own personal vehicle. But it also means that any accident involving a big rig often results in devastating consequences, usually for the other drivers involved. What’s even worse, the reason behind many trucking accidents is entirely preventable.

 

3 Tips for photographing the scene of a car accident

Car accidents are overwhelming. Whether it’s a fender-bender or a significant collision, a crash can leave you feeling dazed. You have to grapple with police officers, insurance companies and medical staff, not to mention you’re probably facing expensive damages to your car and your body.

 

What happens if you're in an accident with an uninsured driver?

It's your worst nightmare: you're involved in accident and the other driver has no insurance. You may think that you're out of luck and that you're going to have to fend for yourself to have your vehicle fixed and pay for your own medical bills.

What you may not realize is that your insurance has built-in protections for this exact situation. This coverage is based on law rather than the policies of various insurance companies.

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