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Does Health Insurance Cover Car Accidents?

Health insurance policies can cover some of the costs incurred after a car accident, but will not cover all the costs. If you have exhausted your PIP insurance or do not have PIP, health insurance can pay medical expenses but will not pay for property damage or for vehicle repair or replacement. Most health...
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Should You Contact Your Insurance After a Small Accident?

If you have been in an automobile accident, you need to contact your insurance company, especially if the collision involved another motorist or resulted in injuries or property damage. Even though most drivers know this is the proper course of action, they still try to avoid reaching out to their insurer because they are...
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Louisville Accident Reports: How to Get Your Accident Report

After a car accident in Louisville, Kentucky, law enforcement will typically come to the scene of the accident, take down relevant information, and submit an official accident report. These reports provide valuable information when filing an insurance claim and/or personal injury lawsuit to recover compensation for your injuries. If you suffered severe injuries in...
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Kentucky Auto Accident Laws: When to File a Claim and What You Can Recover

According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), traffic accidents throughout the state have been on a steady decrease since 2015. However, accident victims still suffer property damage, injuries, and death every year on Kentucky roads. KYTC data shows that, each year, drivers report about 160,000 automobile accidents in the Bluegrass State, resulting in around...
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Common Causes of Car Fires, Prevention, and What to Do if Your Car Caught on Fire

This article is for information purposes only.  The Bryant Law Center does not take car fire or property damage cases unless there is a personal injury involved. From 2014 to 2016 an estimated 171,500 car fires occurred each year resulting in an annual average of 345 deaths, 1,300 injuries, and $1.1 billion in property...
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Is Falling Asleep While Driving Gross Negligence?

Yes, falling asleep while driving can be considered gross negligence in a car accident if the drowsy driver was acting with negligence and with disregard for other driver's safety. At some point in our lives, most of us have driven while feeling very tired. Few of us realize, however, just how risky that act...
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Rental Car Perils: 3 Ways to Protect Yourself When Using a Rental Car After an Accident

Drivers unfortunate enough to have been hit by a negligent motorist are confronted by many important decisions and options, some seemingly more urgent than others. The immediate options relate to receiving medical treatment if you are injured and your diagnosis or prognosis for future medical treatment or impairment. But securing reliable transportation if your...
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Can Soft Tissue Damage Be Permanent?

Soft tissue damage such as sprains or contusions are common physical consequences of car accidents. These injuries might only include some bruising, but sometimes the force of a collision causes accident victims to suffer a complete tear of a ligament or tendon. These injuries can lead to permanent soft tissue damage. Essentially yes it...
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What is the Hit and Run Investigation Process? Steps to Take to Help the Investigation Process

Leaving the scene of an accident is a crime, which unfortunately happens more often than you may think. AAA reports that more than 700,000 hit and run accidents occur each year across the United States, with tens of thousands resulting in injuries and at least 1,500 fatalities. The police's hit and run investigation process...
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What to Expect Physically After a Car Accident: Common Issues and Your Options

[caption id="attachment_3678" align="alignnone" width="300"] What to Expect Physically After a Car Accident[/caption] A wide range of injuries can give you trouble after a car accident. It's likely you feel sore, but that soreness can have many causes. What you can expect physically in the short and long-term aftermath of a car accident varies widely...
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