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A Summary of Relevant Aspects for Foreign Companies Still being the largest single market in the world, the USA is traditionally one of the most important markets for foreign companies. After several years of successful imports into the United States, foreign companies are often faced with the question of whether it makes sense to have their own presence in the US market. The following article is intended to provide a brief guide to support decision-making: I. Federal and State Law In the United States, laws and judgments exist both at the federal and at the state level. However, the powers

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RENTAL CAR INSURANCE POLICY SUMMARIES

Budget, Dollar Car Rental, & Enterprise Part 5 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 and Part 4 covered specific policies offered by seven national car rental companies. In this final article, we summarize the types of coverage offered by three more well-known car rental companies. Budget’s Policies Budget sells a Collision Damage Waiver, Supplemental Liability Insurance, Personal Accident Insurance, Personal Effects Coverage, and an

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caraccident

RENTAL CAR INSURANCE POLICY SUMMARIES

Advantage Rent-A-Car, Alamo, & Avis Part 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 Policies Advantage Rent-A-Car sells a Collision Damage Waiver, Supplemental Liability Insurance, Personal Accident Insurance, and Personal

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Rental Car

RENTAL CAR INSURANCE POLICY SUMMARIES

Fox Rent A Car, Hertz, National, & Thrifty Part 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 Policies Fox Rent A Car sells a Collision Damage Waiver, Rental Liability Coverage

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rental car

RENTAL CAR INSURANCE POLICIES AT A GLANCE

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

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caraccident

DO I NEED RENTAL CAR INSURANCE?

Frequently Asked Questions Part 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

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Business in the USA

A Summary of Relevant Aspects for Foreign Companies Still being the largest single market in the world, the USA is traditionally one of the most important markets for foreign companies. After several years of successful imports into the United States, foreign companies are often faced with the question of whether it makes sense to have their own presence in the US market. The following article is intended to provide a brief guide to support decision-making: I. Federal and State Law In the United States, laws and judgments exist both at the federal and at the state level. However, the powers

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carrentalpolicy

RENTAL CAR INSURANCE POLICY SUMMARIES

Budget, Dollar Car Rental, & Enterprise Part 5 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 and Part 4 covered specific policies offered by seven national car rental companies. In this final article, we summarize the types of coverage offered by three more well-known car rental companies. Budget’s Policies Budget sells a Collision Damage Waiver, Supplemental Liability Insurance, Personal Accident Insurance, Personal Effects Coverage, and an

Read More »
caraccident

RENTAL CAR INSURANCE POLICY SUMMARIES

Advantage Rent-A-Car, Alamo, & Avis Part 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 Policies Advantage Rent-A-Car sells a Collision Damage Waiver, Supplemental Liability Insurance, Personal Accident Insurance, and Personal

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Rental Car

RENTAL CAR INSURANCE POLICY SUMMARIES

Fox Rent A Car, Hertz, National, & Thrifty Part 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 Policies Fox Rent A Car sells a Collision Damage Waiver, Rental Liability Coverage

Read More »
rental car

RENTAL CAR INSURANCE POLICIES AT A GLANCE

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

Read More »
caraccident

DO I NEED RENTAL CAR INSURANCE?

Frequently Asked Questions Part 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

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