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Landline Now Podcast: An Upside for Downtime

By |2019-12-12T13:53:15-05:00December 12th, 2019|Downtime|

Attorney, Kelsea Eckert, and Marketing Assistant, Rita Richa, discussed how owner-operators can recover their  downtime (lost income) after a not-at-fault accident during appearance on the November 18th episode of the Landline Now podcast. Click below to listen to the interview. [...]

5 Ways to Expedite Your Downtime Claim after an Accident

By |2019-07-17T16:17:09-04:00July 17th, 2019|Downtime|

It happens.  You can’t avoid every traffic accident.  Even the most professional truck driver is bound to get hit at some point because of the extensive time spent on the road.  Statistics show most accidents involving commercial trucks and private [...]

Bodily Injury Claims: Secrets of Insurance Claims, Part 2

By |2019-06-24T15:56:07-04:00July 1st, 2019|Insurance|

Psst!  Wanna know a secret? Insurance companies are not your friend! When physically injured in an auto accident, you must consider whether to file an insurance claim with your insurance, the at-fault party’s insurance, or both.  To get the best [...]

7 Deadly Sins: Failing to Mitigate After a Traffic Accident

By |2019-06-18T15:43:37-04:00June 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 [...]

Transportation Times Newsletter: Second Quarter 2019

By |2019-06-13T16:17:20-04:00April 15th, 2019|Newsletters|

In this issue of Transportation Times, we discuss the Mid-America Trucking Show.  Kelsea explains how self-insured fleets can leverage outside help to recover on claims already paid.  In addition, learn more about our staff and upcoming events.  Click the link [...]

Secrets about Insurance Claims: What They Don’t Want You to Know

By |2019-04-11T16:58:44-04:00April 15th, 2019|Downtime|

After an accident that’s not your fault, you should file a claim with the bad driver’s insurance company. When you file a claim with this insurance company, your claim will be assigned to an insurance adjuster (the adverse adjuster).  That [...]

Self-Insured Fleets: Your Claims Department Can Effectively Recover from Other Parties

By |2019-03-25T16:01:07-04:00March 25th, 2019|Fleets|

Is your fleet considering becoming self-insured? If already self-insured, is your claims department successfully recovering from at-fault parties? Many trucking fleets become self-insured to lower insurance costs.  The self-insured retention (amount of loss the company covers directly) plays an important [...]

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