Monthly Archives: December 2015

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28 12, 2015

How Long Can I Wait Before Filing a Lawsuit?

By |2019-08-22T20:52:51-07:00December 28th, 2015|Personal Injury|

When you are injured because of another person’s negligence, how long can you wait? If you wait too long, you will never have a right to receive compensation for your injuries. This deadline for filing a lawsuit is called the Statute of Limitations. Once that date passes, you are out of luck. Your attorney will want to investigate before actually filing

7 12, 2015

Understanding the Multiple UM/UIM Policies Case

By |2019-08-23T14:55:53-07:00December 7th, 2015|Personal Injury|

In an earlier post, we talked about how "non-stacking" uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage means you have less coverage than you think. Unfortunately, this same "non-stacking" rule applies even when there are multiple UM/UIM policies — with some additional quirks. Let's use an example. You were the passenger in a crash caused by an uninsured

5 12, 2015

UIM Coverage: Why You Have Less Than You Think

By |2019-08-22T20:53:18-07:00December 5th, 2015|Personal Injury|

California uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage is deceptive. There is a good chance even your insurance agent doesn’t clearly understand how it works. And you almost certainly need more of it than you currently have. The reason? Your UM/UIM insurance coverage is “non-stacking” — in other words, it only gives you coverage up to a