auto insurance

Which Insurance Companies are the Worst?

In order to determine which insurance companies in the United States are the worst, the American Association for Justice thoroughly investigated all of the major insurance companies. The AAJ went through court documentation related to insurance claims, as well as reviewing complaints made to state insurance departments. Records from the SEC and FBI were used, as [...]

Which Cities in Pennsylvania Have the Worst Drivers?

Pittsburgh and Philadelphia drivers received dismal rankings in the 2018 Best Drivers Report undertaken by Allstate Insurance Company. Two hundred cities were ranked across the nation, determining the average number of years between auto insurance claims. The report also took into consideration the number of hard-braking events in each of the two hundred cities. The average [...]

Pennsylvania Sponsor-A-Highway Program Participants

McLaughlin & Lauricella is proud to participate in the Pennsylvania Sponsor-A-Highway program. As engaged citizens of the Philadelphia area and surrounding communities, we are committed to on-going improvements of our environment and quality-of-life. As avid outdoor enthusiasts we also appreciate the first-hand benefits and recreational improvements to our surroundings. The partners of McLaughlin & Lauricella, Slade [...]

Mini & Small Car Traffic Death – Highest Rates Seen in Compact Cars

While you might think there is no downside to an increasingly healthy economy, you might be wrong about that. A new report by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety claims a stronger economy can lead to an increase in deadly automobile crashes. Data was collected over a four-year period—from 2012 through 2015—with findings that smaller vehicles [...]

Driver Insurance Rates Rise Due to Use of Smart Phones

Automobile accidents in the United States continue to rise, with auto insurance rates rising proportionately. Many believe the uptick in auto accidents can be traced to a single issue—the use of smartphones among drivers. State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance released a new study which found that more than a third of all drivers admitted to texting [...]

Insurance Company Refuses to Pay | Insurance Claim Denied

One of the most common complaints consumers have regarding their insurance providers is that, even though they have faithfully paid their bills for months or years, when the chips are down, the insurance company gives them the runaround for months on end and then denies their claim. Such behavior on the part of an insurance company [...]

Insurance Rates Soar After Auto Accident

If you are a generally safe, low-risk driver who is involved in an automobile accident you may be shocked to see your insurance premiums jump as much as 40 percent. In fact, across the nation, when a person has an automobile claim resulting in more than $2,000 in bodily injury, he or she can expect insurance [...]

Understanding Trucking Company Liability

More than five thousand people are killed every year in the United States due to a trucking accident. In fact, one out of every eight traffic fatalities involves a large commercial truck. A typically loaded big rig truck can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds, while the average passenger car weighs closer to 3,000 pounds. In [...]

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