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Ryan M Rosenthal's Legal Blog


Ryan's Legal Blog

Low Policy Limits For Third Party Insurance In Car Accidents

When the driver of the other car involved in an accident has low policy limits

I just signed up a great new case!! There were 5 people in a vehicle involved in a car accident where 4 of the 5 people in the car were badly injured. The 5th person was somehow not injured. The driver of the other car made a left turn in front of my clients and a head-on collision ensued. From a quick glance at the police report, I can see that the other car is listed on top of the report which usually means that the police thought that he or she was at fault. The other car’s insurance company is Progressive, which is a good insurance company in Illinois. Everything looks great, or does it?

Lawyer Accessibility- Can Your Clients Get In Touch With You?

Attorneys should always get back to their clients in a timely manner.

return clients phone callsMany times when I have taken in a new case for a client who has had a prior accident, and had hired a different attorney, the client will tell me that their previous attorney was never in the office and that their calls never got returned. How ridiculous!! To me, this is the absolute easiest way to keep clients happy and wanting to refer you more potential clients in the future. 

Video Cameras In Taxicabs Help To Determine Liability In Accidents

In car video cameras in taxicabs show details of car accidents

video cameraUp until a few years ago, if a taxicab driver got into an accident with another vehicle, depending on the situation, the driver of the other car could lie to the police and/or to their insurance company about how the accident happened. Without any independent witnesses, in a word versus word battle, the other driver’s insurance company could deny the claim. Now, most all taxicabs have video cameras installed in the cars, so when they are involved in accidents, and the other party tries to lie to their insurance company, the taxicab driver and/or their attorney, can usually get a video of the accident.

Always Make A Police Report With The Other Driver Present If You Get Into An Accident

Why it is important to make a police report on the scene of an accident with the other driver.

police reportOne of the first questions that I will ask a potential new client involved in a motor vehicle accident is, “Did you make a police report?’ Usually, the answer is yes. However, there have been times where the answer has been no, and this creates a potential problem. If you are involved in car accident, the first thing that you should do is call the police.

Are There More Car Accidents In The Winter Due To The Weather?

Are there more car accidents in the winter months due to weather

bad weather more accidents?Most people probably assume that with snow, sub-zero temperatures and ice on the roads that there would be an influx of automobile accidents in the winter months. Well, I can tell you that after 17 years of practice I cannot confirm or deny this. Sure, I have had months in the winter that are busy, but I cannot say that every year this holds true.


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