Gap insurance is a type of motor vehicle insurance. This type of coverage comes into play if your car is totaled in an accident. Gap insurance is an optional coverage that will pay the difference between the actual cash value of your car and the amount you still owe on a lease or loan. This can…

At times, we have clients that have Dollar A Day insurance in New Jersey. This is a type of auto insurance coverage available to certain New Jersey residents. The actual name for this insurance program is the Special Automobile Insurance Policy (SAIP). This insurance program is available only to those residents who are eligible for Federal…

Do you know the difference between limited tort auto insurance and full tort auto insurance?  Do you know what rights you give up by selecting limited tort?  Are you aware of the benefits of selecting uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage?  If you don’t know the answers to these questions, contact our firm for a free…

Mattiacci Law recently recovered $150,000 in underinsured motorist benefits for a client injured in a car accident in Philadelphia.  Attorney John Mattiacci was able to obtain UIM coverage for the client even though the client had specifically rejected UIM coverage through with her own insurance company. John was able to secure UIM benefits by showing that…

  • July 17, 2014
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Nationwide was ordered to pay $18 million in punitive damages for acting in bad faith in a long-suffering property damage case decided in Berks County, Pennsylvania last month.  Judge Jeffrey K. Sprecher slammed Nationwide for following a “litigation strategy” that called for it to unfairly fight smaller claims tooth and nail. In this case, a couple insured…

  • September 13, 2013
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Recently clients of mine were in a car accident. The other vehicle was insured for minimal policy limits and did not provide more than $25,000 in coverage to pay for my clients’ injuries and damages. This amount was not sufficient to reimburse them. When this happens, I look to my own clients’ auto insurance to…

Unbelievably, New Jersey law permits insurance policies to be issued in their state that do not provide liability coverage. Liability coverage is the portion of insurance that will pay for an injured person’s pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills, and other damages if you are injured in an accident.  This means that there are…

What is Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Pennsylvania? Our website was recently updated to provide a simple explanation of uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage in Pennsylvania. This coverage, often abbreviated as UM/UIM, is a type of auto insurance that protects you and your family from drivers that have no insurance or do not have…

  • March 11, 2013
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No reported injuries after a car crashes through a Dunkin Donuts in Roxborough Security cameras captured images of a Toyota Corolla crashing through the front window of a Dunkin Donuts in Roxborough earlier today.  The accident occurred at the Dunkin Donuts near the 7100 block of Ridge Avenue. An investigation into the cause of the crash…