Choosing the Right Kinds and Amounts of Car Insurance

Choosing the Right Kinds and Amounts of Car Insurance

There are many experienced, knowledgeable and caring automobile insurance agents in our area.  

Most of them and their professional staff do a very good job of explaining to their clients and policyholders the different kinds of automobile insurance that are available and the amounts of coverage their clients should consider purchasing.  

Some insurance agents are affiliated with only one company (State Farm, Nationwide, Erie, etc.), and some are independent agents who represent a variety of different companies. However, with the advent of “online” and discount insurance companies, our experience is that many policyholders never get a proper or thorough explanation of insurance coverages which are available and do not get adequate advice about how much insurance and what types of insurance they should have on the vehicles they own.  

Lack of information can and, unfortunately, often does lead to inadequate insurance coverage, which leads to financial disaster in case of a serious car accident or truck accident, particularly where the at-fault party is uninsured, or underinsured.  

Read on to learn more about types of car insurance you should have and examples of what could happen if you don’t have the right amount. 

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5 Reasons You May Need a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

5 Reasons You May Need a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Medical errors made by healthcare providers result in a high number of injuries and deaths every year. Researchers at Johns Hopkins estimate that there are more than 250,000 deaths due to malpractice each year.

Medical malpractice occurs when there is professional negligence by the healthcare provider or facility which results in injury or death.

Read on to learn more about medical malpractice and reasons why you may need a medical malpractice lawyer.

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What Goes Into A West Virginia Nursing Home Lawsuit Case?

What Goes Into A West Virginia Nursing Home Lawsuit Case?

Filing a legal claim for nursing home abuse is something that no one wants to do; however, there is a time that this may need to happen.

Previously, we wrote a blog about nursing home abuse, which is a national cause for concern, and how unfortunate it can be, as well as warning signs that you should be watching for.

Now, read on to learn more about when it is time to sue, what to expect from a West Virginia nursing home lawsuit case and why it has to happen.

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Commercial Truck Collisions: Who’s At Fault?

Commercial Truck Collisions: Who’s At Fault?

Did you know that a commercial driver is not required to go to school to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL)?

That being said, it is extremely difficult to get a job or pass the required exams without attending some type of trucking school first.

There are a few options for receiving training: Enrolling in a private truck driving school or taking an employer apprenticeship. We’re here to weigh the pros and cons, as well as to discuss what you can do to steer clear of commercial truck collisions.

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Welcome to “Legally Speaking” where we cover topics ranging from medical malpractice to distracted driving in personal injury cases. Jim was the co-host of a television program called “Legally Speaking” on Network West Virginia as well as a legal analyst for the local TV station and several radio stations. With 38+ years of experience, Jim Stealey provides client representation in a compassionate and dedicated manner.