Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims

While obtaining auto insurance is a legal requirement for ALL drivers, it’s estimated that around 20 percent of drivers in Texas do not even have basic liability protection. This is why it is so important for drivers to ensure they have uninsured motorist coverage through their own insurance provider.

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The Epidemic of Unlicensed Daycares in Texas

When a parent has to work, finding a good day care is essential. For one Texas mom who worked late hours, the decision to choose an unlicensed day care became one with disastrous results.

After placing an ad online, Megan Norris and her mother visited the in-home day care. They admitted they...Read More »

Roadside Assistance in Texas – Is It Free?

Being stranded on the road can be both frustrating and frightening. For those who live in the state of Texas, help is as close as your telephone.

In 1989, the Texas Department of Public Safety set up a hotline (1-800-525-5555) to help stranded motorists (on state and federal roads) obtain the...Read More »

The 7 Most-Common Causes of 18-Wheeler Accidents

18-wheeler trucks are particularly dangerous when they collide with passenger vehicles, and in recent years, there has been more effort on the part of government organizations and trucking companies to reduce the number of serious accidents on the road.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently revised hours-of-service laws...Read More »

Steps to Take When Selecting a Nursing Home for Your Parent

According to the American Geriatrics Society, the number of individuals that are admitted into nursing homes has risen since 1994. Many of these individuals are admitted to nursing homes as soon as they are discharged from a hospital or after a sudden illness.

Many factors contributing to...Read More »

Nursing Home Abuse Report Exposes Glaring Underreporting Issues

A new government audit that came out late last month has revealed that over 1 in 4 sexual and physical abuse acts at nursing homes across the country go unreported to law enforcement. The report faults Medicare for doing nothing to enforce federal law, which requires immediate reporting of suspected...Read More »

Where Does Texas Rank in Terms of Bad Driving?

A recently released report which looked at data involving driving habits across the nation has ranked Texas as one of the slightly-better states in the country when it comes to safe driving. The unenviable top (worst) spot was snatched up by Utah, with the best drivers coming from Rhode Island.

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Claims Adjuster Tricks & How to Avoid Them Following a Crash

When insurance claims adjusters talk with you, they have only one intention: to look out for the financial welfare of their company.

No matter how nice they seem on the phone, they are not calling to express their concern about the auto accident, nor will they be swayed by emotional pleas....Read More »

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