Will self-driving cars ever really let us take the hands off the wheel?
Self-driving cars, driverless cars, autonomous cars: the terms all raise thoughts of cars driving down the road with no driver. They all mean pretty much the same thing. The day of truly hands-free self-driving vehicles may come. At the same time, even experts warn “not so fast.” Early forecasts of […]
What State has the most Rude People?
Rude People: What state plays home to the rudest people in America and why are they so rude? Whether driving in traffic and someone cuts you off, or simply shopping at the grocery store and someone pushes in front of you, rude people darken our existence everywhere. A group called […]
Cheap Car Insurance: Is “Saving Hundreds” Really a Bargain?
Cheap car insurance is … well … cheap car insurance. No one wants to pay more than they absolutely must for anything. Including insurance. So advertisers push “Only pay for what you need.” Or “We can save you hundreds on car insurance.” At the same time in the back of […]
Driver Negligence – The Cause of Car Accidents – What Damages?
Driver negligence happens every day. You see it when people cut you off. You see bad drivers when they run lights and stop signs. It’s hardly breaking news. When someone else drives recklessly, fails to exercise caution or simply does not pay attention you find yourself through no fault of […]
Coronavirus Driving Habits: Less Traffic on the Roads but Worse Drivers
Coronavirus driving habits saw fewer people on the roads but more risky, bad driving habits. Why did car accidents and risky driving patterns increase when COVID-19 hit the USA and we were all told to stay home and off the highways? Despite coronavirus shutdowns telling everyone to stay home, highway […]
Must Insurance Pay for Medicinal Marijuana After an Accident?
Medicinal marijuana after an accident may, some feel, help with symptoms. Should insurance pay for medical cannabis after you’ve been injured in an accident? Whether you’ve sustained an injury at work or in a car accident, insurance covers medical bills. At the same time, laws evolve slowly but surely. As […]
Lilly the Office Mascot turns 10
My name is Lilly. Look at how fast I destroyed one of my birthday presents. Ha Ha. So you think I’m old? Here’s the thing. I have been the office mascot for years. Clients in Derry, New Hampshire and North Andover, Massachusetts luv me. Most of them anyhow. The very […]
Five Things Never to Say to an Insurance Claims Adjuster
Unless you’re in the insurance claims business you might not know five things never to say to an insurance claims adjuster. But then it happens. You’re in a car accident. Insurance companies call. You’ve decided to handle it yourself, despite the best advice here on my blog. Those with attorneys […]
Virtual Court: Can They Zoom Away Right to Appear in Court?
Can courts guarantee constitutional rights by holding virtual court? The coronavirus pandemic changed many things in our daily lives. As of this writing Covid-19 challenges continue. Schools, restaurants, small businesses and others struggle to comply with ever changing rules and requirements But what about the courts? While lots of people […]
Bad Drivers: The Worst States, The Worst Habits
Bad drivers clog the highways everywhere. Three states topping the national list of awful drivers with bad records exist in New England. Step aside, New York. Three New England states fill out the top five slots in a nationwide ranking of states with bad drivers. In a study updated in […]