Pedestrians and the Uninsured Motorist

A pedestrian who is injured as a result of the negligence of an uninsured motorist may feel that there is no source of funds from which to make a claim for the injuries sustained. However, if the pedestrian has uninsured motorist benefits or medical pay benefits, there is a source of funds against which to make a claim. These benefits provide coverage if the owner of the policy or a member of the insured household is injured. These benefits apply… Continue Reading Pedestrians and the Uninsured Motorist

Medical Pay Benefits

Many automobile insurance policies provide for the payment of medical bills for injuries occurring to occupants of an insured vehicle regardless of the fault of the driver. This can provide a source of prompt payment for medical expenses arising as a result of a vehicle collision and does not prevent the injured party from proceeding with a claim against the wrongdoer. The injured party is therefore free to obtain the medical treatment needed from the health care provider of his… Continue Reading Medical Pay Benefits

Injured Children

A child under the age of eighteen may be entitled to bring an action for personal injuries even though more than two years have passed since the date of the injury. Generally a child has up to his or her 20th birthday in which to bring an action for personal injuries. This general rule does not apply in healthcare malpractice claims and in certain other cases and in those cases a claim or action must be filed within a short… Continue Reading Injured Children