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Borrowed car hits me. How do I cover damages?

I am frustrated and don’t know what to do. WHAT HAPPENED: An online poster writes– “4 months ago an uninsured driver hit my car and totaled it. I didn’t have uninsured motorist insurance at the time. (stupidity on my end) The other driver was driving her...

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Watch out! No one is paying attention

distracted driving from Your friend at Skaug Law on Vimeo. Good news/bad news DUI crashes are down according to the Idaho Transportation Department. Good news. The bad? Distracted driving collisions are rising. Please drive defensively. When you see another driver taking their eyes off the...

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Know Your Rights if You Have Been Involved in an Accident as a Passenger

If you sustained injuries as a passenger in a car accident, you are entitled to fair compensation for your injuries. An experienced attorney will make sure your interests are represented.  What if the Driver is a Friend or Family Member? Don’t be concerned about appearing...

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Some Help for Healing Emotionally After a Car Accident

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, taking care of your physical injuries is the first priority, but it’s just as important to pay attention to your emotional needs. The trauma of an accident can leave you feeling vulnerable and afraid. Your emotional...

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A simple insurance tweak can save your bacon

Have you looked at your auto policy uninsured/under-insured motorist coverage? Why do I ask? Read this victim’s story– “I was on the interstate and a driver in front of me made a sudden U-turn and drove the wrong way. I had a massive collision with her. “I survived but...

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Car versus Pedestrian Accidents: Know Your Options

Pedestrian-car accidents can be devastating, and they’re more common than most people realize. Not surprisingly, insurance companies have a track record of trying to duck responsibility by blaming the victim. A car accident attorney can be a powerful advocate to help you get good medical...

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Tips to Protect Pedestrians

An accident is a terrible thing to be involved in. Apply these pedestrian pointers to help protect you and others from needing an accident attorney. 1. Take it slow. Excessive rushing can cost lives. The faster you drive, the more difficult it will be to...

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What Should I do after a Hit and Run?

Hit-and-run accidents happen every day — resulting in all kinds of repercussions. That’s why it’s a good idea to prepare to be a hit-and-run victim so you’re not caught off guard and unsure of what to do if it happens. Call for help No...

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What Should I Do After A Car Accident?

Car accidents of any kind can disrupt lives, and even the best and most cautious of drivers can be involved in one. The worst car accidents cause injury or death, resulting in weeks, months, or even years of piecing lives back together. Taking some time...

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I’ve Just Witnessed a Car Accident. What Should I Do?

Witnessing a car accident is something most of us will experience at least once in our lives. Most of us instinctively want to help however we can. It’s important to know how to do so safely, without putting our own lives, or the lives...

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