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Monsoon Safety

Filled under Personal Injury, Property Damage on July 24, 2012 - no comments.

The monsoon season typically begins in early July. The storms’ heavy rains, high winds and lightning can snap utility poles and power lines.   Because the weather in metropolitan Tucson is so stable for much of the year, summer storms can take people by surprise. Below is a list of safety tips and suggestions to help you and your family deal with the wind, rain and lightning that can result from a storm.   Stay calm. Refer to

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Car Fires: More Common Than You Think

Filled under Accident, Bache & Lynch, Car Accident, Product Recall, Property Damage on January 17, 2012 - no comments.

Recently, one of our employees witnessed a car fire here in Tucson.  Fortunately, no one was in the vehicle, but car fires can cause significant property damage, serious injuries, and death.  The majority of car fire  begin in the engine compartment – where most of the working parts of the car are. Although there is a firewall between the engine and the passengers in the car, this protective barrier only allows the vehicle’s occupants a

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Deer in Your Headlights

Filled under Accident, Auto Accidents, Bache & Lynch, Car Accident, Property Damage on November 2, 2011 - no comments.

As the fall season is upon us, so are new driving hazards.  According to an article in USA Today, a family was driving from Chicago to New Jersey when their minivan hit a deer; their minivan was then hit by a semitrailer and seven of the ten passengers were killed.  The article in USA Today states that on average more collisions between cars and deer occur in November than any other month.  The National Highway Traffic

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Settling a Property Damage Claim and a Personal Injury Claim Separately

Filled under Damages and Compensation, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury, Property Damage on June 10, 2011 - no comments.

Q:  I want to settle my property damage claim with the other driver’s insurance company, but do not want to settle my personal injury claim at this time. Is this possible? A:  If you settle for your property damage, but not your injury, because you are still receiving treatment, or for some other reason, you can do this as long as it is clear that you are settling your property damage claim only, and that

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