You may think that only cars that are severely damaged as a result of a car accident are considered a total loss. This may or may not be true. If the cost of repairing a damaged car surpasses its current market value, it is considered a total … [Read more...] about When Does an Insurance Company Total a Car?
Archives for January 2016
How Much is My Car Accident Settlement Worth?
If you suffer personal injury or property damages from a car accident, you may be entitled to financial compensation from the negligent party. How is the value of a car accident claim determined? The amount depends on a number of factors. There … [Read more...] about How Much is My Car Accident Settlement Worth?
New NHTSA 5-Star Safety Ratings System Expected in 2019
The U.S. Department of Transportation will be upgrading the NHTSA’s 5-Star Safety Ratings system. Additional crash tests will help encourage all leading vehicle manufacturers to design safer cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety … [Read more...] about New NHTSA 5-Star Safety Ratings System Expected in 2019
School Zone Accident Statistics
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are an average of 228,000 car accidents in school zones each year. The majority of these accidents are caused by negligent driving or violation of the traffic rules for safe … [Read more...] about School Zone Accident Statistics
Chain Reaction Car Accident Who’s at Fault?
Determining fault in a chain-reaction car accident can be difficult, especially one involving a number of vehicles and drivers. When you are in an accident with one other vehicle, it is often easy to figure out who is at fault and negligent. In the … [Read more...] about Chain Reaction Car Accident Who’s at Fault?
Missouri Fatal Car Accidents Significantly Increase
2015 statistics show a significant increase in fatal car accidents in Missouri. Motor vehicle accidents are an unfortunate reality of our modern lives. Despite technological progress, we are not always able to prevent car accidents and related … [Read more...] about Missouri Fatal Car Accidents Significantly Increase