Insurance

  • QUICK NOTE: IMPORTANCE OF EQUIPMENT FLOATER INSURANCE

    … exemplifies the importance of a contractor that owns or leases equipment, such as a crane, to obtain equipment floater insurance (or inland marine insurance coverage). But, it is important that the contractor discuss the type of equipment it needs insured for purposes of its operations to ensure there is coverage under the floater insurance. Such floater…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 10 readers -
  • First Step to Starting Your Business

    … Prince Law Offices, P.C. attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin will be presenting at “First Step to Starting Your Business” in cooperation with the Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center. First Step to Starting Your Business (Lancaster, PA) Date:Fri, February 17, 10:30am – 12:30pm Point of Contact: Kutztown SBDC…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 11 readers -
  • Do I Have to Carry Proof of Insurance in Illinois?

    … In the state of Illinois, every driver must have car insurance to protect themselves in car accidents. The minimum coverage required in Illinois is $25,000 for the injury or death of one individual, $50,000 for the injury or death of more than one individual, and $20,000 for property damage. Although these are the minimum amounts ordered…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 11 readers -
  • Car Accidents Involving “Excluded Drivers”

    …. Texas is a “permissive driver state,” meaning that as long as you give someone permission to drive your vehicle, your car insurance policy will cover said driver—with some exceptions. Some insurance companies in Texas offer what are called “named driver” policies which only provide coverage “for drivers specifically named on the policy…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 27 readers -
  • SOMETIMES YOU NEED TO CONSIDER THE COBLENTZ AGREEMENT

    … Since insurance, particularly liability insurance, is such an important component when it comes a construction project, understanding certain nuances such as a Coblentz Agreement (a what kind of agreement agreement?!?—keep reading) becomes helpful. If there is a construction defect claim / lawsuit, the implicated parties (e.g., contractor…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 12 readers -
  • Do I Have to Pay Taxes on My Car Accident Settlement

    … your settlement breaks down so you provide the IRS with an accurate amount and do not pay more taxes than necessary. What About Punitive Damages? You may have obtained punitive damages in addition to compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. These damages are not meant to reimburse your or compensate you for any harm…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 15 readers -
  • TENDER THE DEFENSE OF A LAWSUIT TO YOUR LIABILITY CARRIER

    … to reimburse the insured for the pre-tender legal fees the insured incurred. Although the court gives a lengthy analysis discussion on Florida’s Claim Administration Statute (Florida Statute s. 627.426) based on a very crafty argument by the insured, the bottom line is that the insurer was not liable to the insured for pre-tender litigation fees…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 11 readers -
  • Pileup Car Accidents

    …Pileup accidents (multi-vehicle accidents) can cause insurance nightmares, but our Dallas accident attorneys can help. If you’ve been injured in a chain-reaction accident in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, call us at 1-877-405-4313 for a free consultation. We can handle the claim for you, and we never charge a penny unless we actually win your case…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 18 readers -
  • Car Insurance Law Requirements in Illinois

    … a consistent way to get to and from work. However, with freedom comes responsibility. Illinois requires you to purchase a minimum amount of auto insurance. If you are caught driving without it, you will be ticketed. Having auto insurance is also the smart choice. You could end up causing an accident while uninsured, and then you will be held personally…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 8 readers -
  • How Does Medical Payment Insurance Work?

    … After being hurt in a car accident, you need help with the bills. Whether it is your health insurance, your auto policy, or the other driver’s coverage, you need someone’s insurance to step up and pay – particularly when these medical costs are someone else’s fault. When money is an immediate factor, Medical Payment Insurance (MedPay…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 9 readers -
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  • BAD FAITH IN THE FIRST-PARTY INSURANCE CONTEXT

    …, as the insured, sued their homeowners insurance carrier for sinkhole coverage. The homeowner filed a Civil Remedy Notice of Insurer Violation (also known as a Civil Remedy Notice) against their insurer with the Florida Department of Insurance in accordance with Florida Statute s. 624.155. This Civil Remedy Notice is a prerequisite to initiating such a bad…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 7 readers -
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