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Avoiding Car Accidents and Safety Tips for Driving in Snow and Ice

By on December 13, 2019
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Driving in winter means snow, sleet and ice that can lead to slower traffic, hazardous road conditions, hot tempers, unforeseen dangers, and car accidents. “Each year, 24 percent of weather-related accidents occur on snowy, slushy or icy pavement and 15% happen during snowfall or sleet” (ops.fhwa.dot.gov/weather) and “70% of all winter related deaths occur as […]

Uninsured Car Insurance May Apply to Intentional Acts

By on November 4, 2019

Uninsured Auto Coverage Uninsured car insurance under a standard Massachusetts Auto Insurance Policy acts as personal accident insurance for the named insured and household members, and operators and passengers of an insured motor vehicle. This compulsory coverage provides benefits if you are involved in a motor vehicle accident and the person responsible for the accident […]

Do Not Pass Go: The Massachusetts Tort Threshold

By on October 26, 2017
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Motor vehicle liability insurance varies greatly among states, from the amount of minimum coverage required to different standards that govern the right to recovery for bodily injury resulting from an accident. In Massachusetts there exists a limited no-fault system, referred to as Personal Injury Protection (PIP), which covers the insured and passengers for medical expenses, […]