If you’ve been injured in an accident involving a bus, there are many things that will be very different from a “regular” car accident. First, the bus is probably owned by a corporation and driven by one of their employees. This means there are several layers of liability to deal with. Because of this added level of complexity, you will probably want help in resolving your case.
The moments immediately following an injury sustained in an auto accident can be stressful, painful and scary, and you may feel overwhelmed by the seemingly insurmountable burdens you experience. However, the steps you take during this time are crucial to receiving fair compensation.
Many people live by the rule that nothing should ever be reported to the auto insurance company ever lest the premiums go up or the insurance company decides to stop covering you and your family
You may think that when a police officer arrives at the scene of an automobile accident he or she assigns fault by issuing a traffic citation. You would be incorrect.
After an accident, the medical bills can begin to pile up. If the accident was not your fault, you may wonder when the at-fault party is going to step up and make the pile of bills go away. Unfortunately, the answer is that it’s complicated. You will most likely have to find a way to pay your medical bills until you receive a settlement and can be reimbursed.
Every state but New Hampshire requires that all drivers carry some form of car insurance to at least cover the liability incurred if the driver causes an accident. Utah’s minimum liability coverage includes coverage for property damage, bodily injury, and personal injury protection.
Fraud is the second most prevalent white-collar crime in the United States after tax evasion. It is estimated that insurance fraud alone costs each American family between $400 and $700 a year according to the FBI. Do not fall victim to these common auto insurance scams.
If you are pretty sure the accident is your fault, do not panic. You still have rights. No one can drag you to jail or force you to medical expenses without any evidence. Take a deep breath. Keep calm and read on.
Getting into an accident in another state can be scary but never fear. Simply follow the same steps as you would at home and don’t worry. The Advocates have got your back.