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7 Deadly Sins: Failing to Mitigate After a Traffic Accident

By |2019-06-18T15:43:37-05:00June 18th, 2019|Downtime, Firm News|

As seen in Movin' Out Magazine May 2019 Issue According to the UMTRI, more than 71% of truck driving accidents are caused by passenger vehicle drivers. Only 16% of all truck driving accidents are the truck driver’s fault. If you’re in a traffic accident, the guy that hit you should have to pay to fix [...]


By |2018-12-20T14:18:05-05:00December 19th, 2018|Firm News|

In the middle of the night in an Alabama truck stop, Jake[i] was thrown from the bunk in his tractor. Jake grabbed his pants and looked out the window. Another driver had hit him. Jake was barefoot, but chased the bad driver and got his attention. Jake called the police, got the bad driver’s insurance [...]

What is the Department of Insurance? How Can It Help Me?

By |2018-11-08T12:14:49-05:00November 8th, 2018|Firm News|

Each state has an agency to regulate and police that state’s insurance industry. This agency is called the Department of Insurance, Division of Insurance, Insurance Bureau, or something similar. Each state’s Department of Insurance “DOI” protects the public interest and ensures the fair and equitable treatment of the insurance consumer. Each DOI also confirms insurance [...]

Maximize Recovery of Your Business Hurricane Claims

By |2018-11-01T23:29:37-05:00November 1st, 2018|Firm News|

Has your business lost money due to a natural disaster? Did Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Florence or Hurricane Michael affect your bottom line? Have you considered filing a claim with your insurance company for your lost income? If you have a downtime endorsement on your policy, you may have coverage. Businesses cannot run without electrical power. [...]

CAREFUL WHAT YOU SIGN! Signing a Release After a Trucking Accident

By |2018-09-19T16:00:23-05:00September 19th, 2018|Firm News|

A bad driver hits your rig. You file a claim with his insurance company. They say you have to sign a release before they’ll pay you. You’re tempted, but our trucking attorneys encourage you to be very cautious! There are many potential pitfalls to signing a release or cashing a check with any type of [...]

Why You May Need to Retain a Trucking Attorney

By |2018-09-04T14:05:19-05:00August 6th, 2018|Firm News|

You’ve been hit by a reckless driver. You report the claim to his insurance company and feel comfortable and encouraged as his adjuster tells you he’ll take care of everything and assures you that you will receive a fair settlement. Days go by; you hear nothing. You call the adjuster and leave messages, still nothing. [...]

Consider Using a Preferred Provider for Repairs

By |2018-06-06T07:11:58-05:00December 12th, 2017|Firm News|

When making a claim with your insurance carrier or the adverse at-fault insurance carrier, you may be given the option to have repairs done at one of their “preferred provider” body or repair shops. If not, consider asking the adjuster. Using a body shop or other repair facility which is on the insurance company's preferred [...]