We've all seen the Allstate Insurance television commercial with their spoke person sitting in an armchair in the middle of a city intersection advocating for "Drivewise." Drivewise is an app created by the Allstate to track a person's driving. Almost every major car insurance company is advertising its driving app. A customer can download and let the app track his every move in exchange for auto insurance premium discounts.
Good news! The Ohio legislature has passed House Bill 166, a law that prevents attorneys and health providers from soliciting or otherwise communicating with victims of motor vehicle accidents for thirty days following the accident. It will take effect in the coming months - likely October of this year.
UberCab, now known as Uber, began in 2009 by founders Garrett Camp and Travis Kalanick in San Francisco. Over the years, the company has increasingly gained popularity with Millennials as a form of transportation and a convenient way to avoid DUIs. There are over three million Uber drivers in more than 600 cities.
The Ohio Department of Insurance provides the following guidelines to help you decide if paying for the extra insurance is right for you.
Kentucky is one of several states that uses a "No-Fault" system for motor vehicle accident. What this means is that if you're involved in an accident in Kentucky, you will have coverage for medical bills, lost wages and other costs, no matter who is at fault for the accident. Also, if you are a Kentucky resident with No-Fault coverage and are involved in an accident in any U.S. state, you are entitled to No Fault benefits no matter who is at fault. In Kentucky, No-Fault benefits are known as Personal Injury Protection, i.e. PIP.
At Rittgers & Rittgers, we are sometimes asked what separates us from other law firms that claim to handle truck wreck and car crash cases involving catastrophic injuries and deaths. Well, one of the major differences is our attention to detail and our relentless investigation to uncover the truth. Over the next few blog posts, we will be showing our clients how we find and preserve critical evidence in truck accident and car crash cases including evidence that is overlooked by the police and evidence that other law firms do not even know exists.
Personal Injury Protection is sometimes referred to as PIP coverage. This coverage is available to all Kentucky residents who have automobile insurance. It is available to the driver and all passengers in the vehicle.
Automated driverless vehicles...did you ever think this was possible?
The answer is YES.
Ohio's Comparative Fault Law