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Uninsured motorists can disrupt your life

In Oklahoma and nearly every other state, driving without minimum insurance coverage is against the law. Insurance provides assistance in paying for property damage and injuries following a car accident. Because Oklahoma is an at-fault state, the driver who is determined to be responsible for the accident is the one whose insurance covers the damages.

Managing your parent's long-term care claim

As your mom or dad ages, you may be noticing signs of a decline in health. You may have expected this if conditions such as Alzheimer's run in your family or if your loved one has already received a diagnosis of a degenerative or debilitating disease. If you and your parent investigated the benefits of long-term care insurance, you may feel relieved to have that policy in place as your loved one's needs change.

Life insurance claim denials are rare but devastating

Death is something everyone must face but few like to think about. It is difficult to let your mind go to the possibilities that might end your life or the circumstances that might take you from your loved ones. However, if your spouse cared enough to consider these things and prepared for that moment by purchasing a life insurance policy to protect you, you may have felt comforted that, at the very least, your financial needs would be met during a difficult time.

When the earth moves but your insurance company won't

Whether man-made or from natural causes, earthquakes raise alarm and anxiety. For those who live in Oklahoma, the rumblings of earth are daily events. In fact, the frequency of human-induced earthquakes is on the rise, and a recent geological study warns that almost 3 million people will probably experience the effects of a human-induced earthquake of sizable magnitude in the near future.

Fighting insurance bad faith situations on behalf of your parent

Many adult children in Oklahoma set aside personal goals and make other sacrifices to help care for their parents. If you're in this type of situation, you likely understand the emotional, physical and financial challenges often associated with such care. If early on-set Alzheimer's disease is part of the equation, the emotional aspect of your particular situation may be greatly intensified. It can be utterly devastating to see a parent under the age of 65 suffer mental decline.

Denied insurance claim? Be sure to cover your legal options

You may have faced multiple instances in your life where having insurance allowed you to handle a situation better, especially from a financial standpoint. Insurance protection can cover a variety of circumstances, and though this aspect may seem like a benefit, it can sometimes make it more difficult to determine whether your policy covers damages you have suffered. However, the information provided in your insurance policy documents should allow you to determine your coverage.

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