State Farm v. Kat Von D (Yes. Believe it.)

It was a headline ripped from an blogging lawyer’s dreams. Reality star and tattoo artist Kat Von D sued by State Farm Fire and Casualty Company last week in L.A.County Superior Court. Apparently, Ms. Von D left several lit candles unattended and burned up her property and material possessions to the tune of $909,199. State

What To Do If You Are In An Accident

Everyone at Hoag Law Group, LLC. wishes you a Happy and Safe Memorial Day weekend. In the unfortunate event you are in an accident, here are 5 tips to get you through it: 5. Call the police & complete a police report; 4. If anyone is hurt, seek medical attention; 3. Get and keep contact

Renew Your License (and Wear Clean Underwear)

If you ever thought about waiting to renew your license or blew off a ticket, think again. What about letting a sketchy friend borrow your car? In Illinois, your insurance may not cover you in the event of an accident. According to the matter of Founders Insurance Company v. Munoz, et al. If you do

Amanda Bynes’ Traffic School

Actress Amanda Bynes has been given enough moving violations in the past month to keep almost every police officer, lawyer and judge in L.A. busy for weeks. Remember her? Cute, funny, little girl from All That? In less than a month she has created at least three examples of alleged poor driving behavior. Traffic school

Patrick Dempsey & Your Car Insurance

Actor Patrick Dempsey, also known as Dr. Derek Sheppard or “McDreamy”, on Grey’s Anatomy, heroically saved (in real life) a 17 year old young man named Weston Masset from a car crash. This story was all over TMZ.Com and People Magazine.  This past April 24, 2012 Masset lost control of his Mustang which flipped three