Vehicle recalls are issued all the time by the manufacturers who make them. The reason being is that not always do certain features work properly which not only can become a hazard, but also put the occupants traveling inside in danger. It is vital that automobile owners become aware when a vehicle recall is issued so that they can take the necessary steps and get the problem fixed. Generally, the manufacturer of the vehicle will contact you in the event a recall was issued given they have your information on file, but you should never rely on them for this. [Read more…] about How Do I Know if My Vehicle Has Been Recalled?
Every driver in the state of Louisiana is required to carry a minimum amount of insurance coverage to help protect them and other drivers in the event an accident occurs. So, if you’re new to the state, looking to switch over from your current policy, or are adding a new driver to the policy you currently have, be sure you are adequately covered and abiding by Louisiana’s minimum requirement laws. [Read more…] about What are the Minimum Car Insurance Requirements for Drivers in the State of Louisiana?
After filing a claim with your insurer for a car accident that recently occurred, you may find that the adjuster or agent handling your claim isn’t exactly being fair. While this can be frustrating, especially if you are trying to recover from a serious injury, it is common, and many claimants find themselves dealing with these circumstances regularly. Because insurance companies won’t always provide you with the settlement you deserve for the damage that has been caused, sometimes, your only other option is to file suit against them. [Read more…] about When Should You Sue Your Insurance Company?
After years of waiting, many victims who had been involved in accidents caused by “bad” Louisiana roadways are finally going to receive the payout they deserve for the pain, suffering, and losses they have experienced. The Advocate reported that the State of Louisiana is going to be using some of the extra money they found in the state budget back at the end of May to settle 110 “outstanding final lawsuit judgments” that were filed in various cities all across the state of Louisiana. In fact, the Office of Risk Management is already in the process of cutting the checks for the named defendants in each of the 110 suits. [Read more…] about State of Louisiana Agrees to Pay $42 Million to Settle Lawsuits Filed by Victims of Accidents Caused by State’s “Bad” Roadways
June is National Insurance Awareness month; it may not be the most romantic holiday, but insurance professionals say that this one could save your financial life.
The purpose of National Insurance Awareness, according to insurance agents, is to encourage motorists to check, review and update their insurance policies. [Read more…] about Insurance awareness seeks to protect drivers
Several recent high-profile accidents indicate that the streets of Alexandria may not be safe for pedestrians – walkers are in danger of being run over by motor vehicles.
A crash involving two vehicles and a pedestrian on Jackson Street resulted in minor injuries to the pedestrian – but another accident in Vernon Parish resulted in the death of 31-year-old Sherell Lewis Jr. [Read more…] about Pedestrians at risk in Alexandria