Switching Car Insurance After an Accident — What You Should Know
Car insurance rates often raise following a car accident. Due to this fact, many people consider switching insurance companies after they are involved in a collision. But will changing providers actually help you save any money? How Long Does an Accident Affect Your Car Insurance? A post-accident insurance rate can stay with you for approximately three […]
Can a Car Accident Cause PTSD?
Yes, a car accident, particularly a serious one, is an especially traumatic experience that can leave a survivor feeling devastated. Every person reacts and recovers from trauma differently. Two soldiers who hit an IED in the same Humvee can have very different injuries. One can be shaken for a few days and thankfully not suffer any […]
How a Car Accident & Tickets Affect Your Insurance Rates
One of the main concerns for drivers is whether an accident or a speeding ticket. The answer is that both have the potential to seriously increase your car insurance rates. How Car Accidents Affect Your Insurance Rates? Generally, you will not see an increase in your rates until you renew the policy. That said, getting […]
Why Did I Choose to Become A Personal Injury Lawyer?
Earlier this week, my student intern asked me why I chose to become a personal injury lawyer. He went on to share that he has been asked why he himself chose to learn from a personal injury lawyer, better known as an “ambulance chaser.” A description we have all heard hundreds of times. I like […]
Understanding Iowa’s Comparative Negligence Laws
After being injured in a motor vehicle accident due to the reckless and careless driving of another, you will need to pursue a personal injury claim to recover your damages, including economic damages like medical bills and lost wages along with non-economic damages like pain and suffering. In Iowa, you will encounter some unique challenges due to its comparative […]
Some of the Most Common Car Accident Injuries
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 6 million accidents occur in the United States every year, 3 million of which result in injuries. Injuries in a car accident can range from minor scrapes and bruises to debilitating catastrophic injuries, or even death. Although some bodyparts are more vulnerable to injuries than others, injuries […]
Can You Get Hurt in a Low Impact Car Accident?
A low-impact motor vehicle accident might not seem serious, but despite appearances, this type of accident can cause injuries. Unfortunately, many car insurance companies believe that if minimal property damage was involved, the occupants are all likely unharmed. In fact, many car insurance companies believe that if an accident involves repairs under $5,000, it is […]
What Is the Most Common Injury in A Car Accident?
No matter how minor or severe a motor vehicle accident is, it is always possible to sustain injuries, some of which can negitively affect you for many years to come. If you have been in a car accident, it is important that you seek medical attention to make sure a serious condition isn’t brewing. Putting […]
Why You Should Hire a Truck Accident Attorney
Serious car wrecks generally require legal help to ensure fair compensation from the insurance industry. However, truck accidents call for more attention and expertise due to the fact that they frequently result in catastrophic injuries and are far more complicated legally. There are more trucks on the road than ever before. All you have to […]
O’Rourke Makes Campaign Stop in Mount Pleasant
Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke recently stopped right here, in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, as part of the kick-off to his 2020 bid for the White House. During his visit, he addressed several controversial issues surrounding his candidacy, including writings he made as a teenager and rhetoric which had been directed at his wife. While making his […]