Category: Insurance Claims-Losses-Safety

Liability for Accidents Involving Driverless Cars

Automated "self-driving" or "driverless" cars are not fully understood by the average U.S. motorist, as their technology has not yet been fully developed. And the use of automated vehicles already created is limited. If you are new to the concept of “self-driving” or “driverless” cars, you likely have more than a few questions: How much is handled by these vehicles' in-the-moment artificial intelligence? How much... Read Article

Social Media Libel and Defamation: Considerations for You and Your Family

Social media has completely changed the ways in which individuals communicate, and has been a major point of contention among parents given the sheer volume of libel and defamation taking place through the various channels. If you want to protect yourself from potential lawsuits - while also ensuring your children know how to avoid such a fate as well - you need to know how... Read Article

Pedestrian Death Rate Up By Double Digits

Smartphones have become so ubiquitous, it's hard to think of a scenario where you haven't seen them being used. We Americans have become literally fixated on our phones that we can be seen using them when they should clearly be in a pocket or at least in silent mode - such as when watching a movie in a theater or when riding a bicycle. Unfortunately,... Read Article

How To Keep The Bite Out of Your Dog’s Bark

The 140th edition of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show recently wrapped up, the annual competition where the nation's most premiere pooches vie for a shot at the coveted "Best In Show" title. Approximately 3,000 dogs participate in the annual contest, each impeccably groomed. Even more impressive than their appearance, though, is their obedience. So much so, the mere possibility of a handler being bitten... Read Article

The Five Most Common Causes Of Fire At Home

The thought of all your belongings literally going up in flames is a frightening one indeed, but every year, that's exactly what happens to hundreds of thousands of Americans. Since 2009, no fewer than 362,500 people have seen their homes destroyed by fire, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Whenever a residential fire occurs, there's always an investigation in the aftermath, led by officials,... Read Article