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RENTAL CAR INSURANCE POLICY SUMMARIES

Advantage Rent-A-Car, Alamo, & AvisPart 4 of a 5-Part Series on Rental Car Insurance in the U.S.A.In Part 1 and Part 2 of Urban Thier & Federer’s series on Rental Car Insurance in the U.S.A., we explained various products offered by rental car companies and what each type of insurance provides. Part 3 covered specific policies offered by four national car rental companies. In this article, we summarize the types of coverage offered by three more national car rental companies.Advantage Rent-A-Car’s PoliciesAdvantage Rent-A-Car sells a Collision Damage Waiver, Supplemental Liability Insurance, Personal Accident Insurance, and Personal Effects Coverage. Advantage Rent-A-Car’s Collision...

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RENTAL CAR INSURANCE POLICY SUMMARIES

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Fox Rent A Car, Hertz, National, & ThriftyPart 3 of a 5-Part Series on Rental Car Insurance in the U.S.A.In Part 1 and Part 2 of Urban Thier & Federer’s series on Rental Car Insurance in the U.S.A., we explained various products offered by rental car companies and what each type of insurance provides. In the next three articles, we will expound upon some of that initial information by providing summaries of the types of coverage offered by specific rental companies.Fox Rent A Car’s PoliciesFox Rent A Car sells a Collision Damage Waiver, Rental Liability Coverage and Supplemental Liability Insurance,...

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RENTAL CAR INSURANCE POLICIES AT A GLANCE

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Part 2 of a 5-Part Series on Rental Car Insurance in the U.S.A.Urban Thier & Federer, P.A. is an international law firm that has helped hundreds of clients recover millions of dollars in personal injury and wrongful death cases. We have offices located throughout the United States and in Europe (including London, UK and Aachen and Munich, Germany) which allow us to offer our services to a wide variety of clients. Many of the personal injury and wrongful death clients we have assisted with their claims have been tourists and other visitors, many from outside the United States. When planning a...

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DO I NEED RENTAL CAR INSURANCE?

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Frequently Asked QuestionsPart 1 of a 5-Part Series on Rental Car Insurance in the U.S.A.Do I need rental car insurance?For car renters coming from outside of the United States, the answer is usually yes.  For most renters who do not maintain their own insured vehicle in the United States, their own insurance will not cover them for an accident in the United States.  Even for renters who do have their own insured vehicle in the United States, their insurance may be inadequate and only provide limited protection.How do I know what insurance I should purchase?There are several main types of insurance products...

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Personal Injury or Wrongful Death While Visiting the Dominican Republic

International Team of United States and Dominican Republic Attorneys Focused on Assisting Tourists and Other GuestsEach year, over 2 million United States citizens visit the Dominican Republic, along with over 250,000 German citizens, over 170,000 United Kingdom citizens, and hundreds of thousands from other countries. The vast majority of these visitors have a safe and memorable stay, enjoying the beautiful weather, friendly hospitality, and world class beaches.  Unfortunately for others, their experience in the Dominican Republic results in life altering injuries, permanent disability, or even death.If you are seriously injured, or have a loved one who dies, while vacationing in the Dominican...

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International Personal Injury Attorneys & Barristers

International Personal Injury & Compensation Law The last thing you thought about while planning your vacation or business trip was becoming injured. Unfortunately, injuries do happen while traveling. And injuries outside your home country pose unique issues involving medical treatment, insurance coverage, and legal compensation....

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The Basics of Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Cases in the United States

The Basics of Personal Injury or Wrongful Death Cases in the United States Personal injury and wrongful death cases focus primarily on liability (who was at fault) and damages (how severe is the injury and what are the financial consequences of the injury or death).Liability: Liability is the determination of who is at fault for an injury or death. Many times more than one party is at fault. For example, in an automobile accident case, the client/injured party, another driver, vehicles owners, and others may all be at least partially liable or at fault for an accident. As another example,...

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Damages and Compensation in United States Based Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Cases

Damages and Compensation in United States based Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases The law cannot heal injuries or bring back a deceased loved one. However, in the United States the law can and does provide financial compensation to those who have been injured or killed due to the negligence or fault of another. Once liability has been found, the law seeks to compensate the injured person, or deceased’s estate, for all aspects of damages, both to property and person....

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Liability in United States Based Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Cases

Liability in United States based Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases At its basic level, liability means that someone (or an entity) is answerable or responsible to compensate or provide restitution to another. In most cases, a defendant will have insured against this liability or risk by paying an independent insurance company to provide insurance coverage. As a result, most personal injury and wrongful death cases are defended by attorneys who are paid in full or in part by the insurance company, not the liable party/defendant....

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German Speaking Tourists Injured While Visiting the United States

German Speaking Tourists Injured while Visiting the United States Visitors to the United States who are injured while in the United States face unique legal, geographical, cultural and other obstacles to secure justice and compensation. This is even more so when the injured tourist or business traveler’s primary language is not English. Native German speakers, including those of German, Austrian or Swiss origin, routinely turn to Urban Thier & Federer, P.A. to assist them in attaining compensation for injuries incurred while visiting or vacationing in the United States....

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Were You Injured While Traveling in the United States?

Were You Injured on Vacation,Holiday or While Traveling in the United States?Urban Thier & Federer, P.A. has extensive experience representing individuals who have been seriously injured or killed due to the negligence or fault of another. We have the legal experience and financial resources required to bring a complex serious personal injury or wrongful death case to a successful conclusion....

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Personal Injury Suffered by Foreign Nationals in Florida, Challenges and Issues

Personal Injury Suffered by Foreign Nationals in Florida, Challenges and Issues Personal Injury Suffered by Foreign Nationals in Florida, Challenges and IssuesInternational travel— whether it be for business or pleasure— presents anticipated and minor inconveniences to the visitor, such as exchanging currency, overcoming language barriers, becoming familiar with methods of travel, etc....

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