February 1st, 2024

Pulling Back the Curtain on Insurance

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Author: Jolie S. Deutschman, Jonathan F. Lieberman

As February 1st marks National Car Insurance Day, it’s an opportune moment to reflect on the often-overlooked importance of safeguarding ourselves on the road. While it may not boast the glamour of holidays like Valentine’s Day, the significance lies in recognizing that investing in the right car insurance in order to protect your and your loved one’s future.

Understanding Your Auto Policy:

At the heart of this celebration is the need to comprehend the intricacies of your auto insurance policy. You can start the process by reviewing your declaration page. The declaration page, a summary provided by your insurer, encapsulates vital details including policy number, coverage types, limits, and costs. Knowing what each items means is crucial for informed decision-making.


You want to make sure you are giving enough love to yourself and your car and “Full Coverage” does not actually mean you are fully protected!Recommended coverage limits that may have been adequate in the past now have to be substantially higher to cover potential property damage and injury liability situations.

Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage:

The day also underscores the importance of uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage, which protects you and your family/passengers if you’re injured by a motorist who has no insurance or does not have enough insurance coverage to pay for the resulting injuries/damages.

Post-Accident Guidance

In the unfortunate event of an accident, it’s vital to seek legal guidance. Consult with one of Stein Sperling’s personal injury attorneys. Seeking immediate medical attention for any pain or discomfort is paramount. Keeping meticulous records, including photos, police reports, and witness information, ensures a smoother claims process.

National Car Insurance Day serves as a reminder that road safety and insurance awareness are intertwined. Celebrating this day involves not only acknowledging the significance of protecting ourselves but also taking proactive steps to understand and optimize our auto insurance coverage.