Getting in a car accident is scary enough. Facing the expenses of medical treatment, having to miss time from work and thereby having to make do with less, and having to pay for additional help, are very real possibilities for someone injured in an accident. When that accident was caused by someone who carried either not enough insurance (underinsured) or no insurance at all (uninsured), what recourse do you have?
Driving is a necessary thing that we do on a daily basis. When you hop in your car to go to work or run an errand, you don’t anticipate a car accident happening or even fear it as you drive. That’s because people generally feel safe while on the road…but are we really?
As of 2016, Omaha is the 40th safest city to drive in out of the 200 cities ranked by Allstate. Although our neighboring city, Lincoln, came in at an impressive number 14, 40th still isn’t a bad spot to be—the top 50! However, in 2015, Omaha was ranked at number 26. What caused the drastic drop?