Archive for September 2018

Deny, Delay, Don’t Pay: Insurance Companies Are Hurting Accident Victims With This Common Tactic

The insurance industry in the United States boasts one of the largest budgets in the country. Insurance company CEOs and CFOs are paid in the hundreds of millions of dollars per year and the profits seen by these companies average nearly $20-$30 billion per year. That’s a lot of money. Where is it going? Who does it really “benefit”? This lapse of transparency is where accident victims get hurt. Insurance companies receive monthly premiums that are meant to bolster the protection provided to accident victims in the event of a catastrophe. Then, when catastrophe strikes, the insurance company is nowhere to be found.

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Nursing Home Abuse: The Reality of This Tragic Epidemic

Choosing a nursing home to care for our loved ones isn’t an easy decision to come to, and we trust that the choice we make will be one that keeps our parents or grandparents safe from harm. After all, most of the time the decision to place an elderly loved one in a nursing home is due to their inability to safely care for themselves anymore. As family members who care deeply for our loved ones it’s important that we prevent a situation where an elderly loved one can fall and sustain injuries such as broken bones or TBI.

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Update: Medical Malpractice: Doctors Should Be Diligent, Patients Protected

The law is there to protect victims of crimes–negligence, recklessness, assault, and medical malpractice to name a few. When one becomes injured at the hands of another who did not take their best interest into account before acting in a manner that they were aware could cause serious harm, the law stands to provide those victims with justice.

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Deposition, Mediation, Litigation: What Do They Mean For Your Case?

Crime documentaries presented in various formats (news, tv series–fiction or non–and most recently on Netflix) always present witnesses during “depositions”. It’s often hard for those unfamiliar with the practice of law, or who have not taken part in litigation themselves to fully understand the difference between mediation, litigation, and deposition.

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