Your Teen is Ready to Drive? Make that Prospect Less Frightening

So your baby is all grown up (or thinks he is) and wants to get his driver’s license. While having a teen on your auto policy is likely to raise the price of your insurance, there are things you can

After an Auto Accident

Many people think that common sense dictates what is to be done after an auto accident. Maybe so, but our common sense can desert us under stress. It is a good idea to keep this simple checklist in your car

Aging Tires Can Cause Accidents

Cars are expensive to own and require the owner to continually buy “consumables” such as gas, oil, filters, spark plugs, and windshield wipers. Among these consumables are tires, and most car owners understand that they will have to replace their

Do’s and Don’ts in a Lawsuit

While no one looks forward to being involved in a personal injury lawsuit, keeping in mind some simple do’s and don’ts should help to make your case as simple as possible. DO keep all appointments regarding your case, especially those

Auto Breakdown Safety Tips

At some point most of us will have to deal with a car that has broken down. Whether the problem is a simple flat tire or something more serious, here are some safety tips for handling a breakdown: If you

Whiplash Can Be a Debilitating Injury

Most of us have heard the term whiplash. Frequently it brings to mind images of a person wearing a large padded collar to hold his neck in place. But is there more about whiplash we need to know? What Is

When the Insurance Company Totals Your Car

More and more people are having the same experience:  They are involved in a collision that is not their fault, but, rather than fixing their car, their insurer declares that it is “totaled.”  The insurance company pays what it claims

Taking the Bite Out of Auto Insurance

Even as payments by insurance companies for property damage and injuries shrink, insurance rates continue to rise. However, there are a number of things that the savvy consumer can do to lower his rates and reduce the auto insurance bite.

Getting Compensated For Your Injury

Despite your best efforts to be careful, you have been involved in a collision. You have been injured and suffered property damage. What steps can and should you take to get the compensation you deserve? Often, the first step is

If You Are in an Automobile Accident . . .

There are approximately 12 million car accidents in the United States each year. It is a disturbing fact that you or someone you know is likely to be involved in an auto accident. Take a few minutes to read the

Avoiding Car Accidents

If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, it’s important to obtain just compensation for your injuries. However, most people would certainly agree that it’s always better to avoid being injured in the first place. This is especially true when

Insurance Companies Play Hardball

Month after month, you pay hundreds of dollars in insurance premiums, expecting that if you have an auto accident your insurer will cover the bill. Unfortunately, this expectation all too often goes unmet because insurers play hardball in accident claims.

Tired Truckers Cause Accidents

Of all of the causes of truck collisions, one of the most preventable gets the least press: driver fatigue—put simply, tired truckers. Federal law both limits the maximum number of hours that a truck driver is supposed to drive and

Big Rigs = Big Problems

We all know the feeling: your chest tightens when you look at your rearview mirror and see a 40 ton, 18 wheeler truck, rapidly approaching your back bumper. This feeling is not completely irrational. According to federal statistics, trucks of

RVS and Aging Tires: A Deadly Combination

As the population ages and begins to retire, many retirees are purchasing recreational vehicles, giving them the freedom to travel around the country at their own pace and with their own itinerary. RVs have become more popular, and they have

What to Do If You are in a Car Accident

When people are in a car accident, it often occurs that they are so undone by the experience that all prior knowledge and common sense goes out the window.  I recently had a client tell me he was hit and

Sandra Worthington Personal Injury Lawyer in Practice 30 Years

Sandra Worthington, personal injury lawyer, celebrating 30 years in practice this year!   For more information on visit the Worthington Law Group website.          

Never Let Your Auto Insurance Lapse

A prospective client called me a few days ago.  He had been in a bad auto accident and was injured.  Unfortunately, he had been in the process of shopping for a cheaper auto policy and his old policy had lapsed

Full Tort Coverage is Worth Every Cent!

Did you know that Full Tort coverage is usually a lot less expensive in the suburbs than in the City?  If you have been delaying adding full tort to your PA auto insurance policy because your friends and family have

Check out this Great MSN Video – How to Save on Car Insurance

There are many possible ways to reduce the price of your annual auto insurance premium.  NEVER let an agent convince you to have Limited Tort or to eliminate uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage.  This little video has some very good

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