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How to Fight Insurance Companies When You Are Injured

Casual young woman using laptop and cellphone on sofa at home dealing with insurance companiesJust a brief glance at the statistics quickly illustrates just how immensely hefty the collective costs of insurance premiums are as a whole. When accounted for across the globe, insurance premiums' total gross value exceeds $5 trillion. In the United States alone, there total number of insurance businesses currently operating is close to 6,000. Of the nearly 6,000 American insurance businesses registered today, over 3,000 of them are in the life & health category.

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Nursing Home Malpractice: Fighting For The Elderly

Elderly woman in a nursing home with a male doctor. Medical malpractice conceptThoroughly vetting the quality of nursing homes before you entrust any of them with the care of an aging loved one is imperative. The upkeep of nursing homes' facilities and supplies can be a matter of life and death. However, it's not just the things that the nursing home has in stock or as utilities that play a vital role in ensuring a safe and hospitable environment. The professional and caring conduct of the staff, or the lack thereof, can and should be a massively influential factor in the decision process.

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Avoiding Cash Flow Problems with a Good Credit Line

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Cash is king. With the current economic times, it is almost impossible to keep the business running with bad cash flow. In fact, it is one of the biggest reasons why one out of every four businesses fail to make it beyond their first year. Fortunately, there are proven measures that you can put in place to keep cash moving into and outside the business with ease. One of the most effective is by maintaining a good credit line.

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What Is the "Seat Belt Defense?"

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The Seat Belt Defense

 

The seat belt defense is legal in New York and New Jersey, as well as in 13 other states. It is used by a driver who causes an accident and wants to reduce their legal liability and their insurer's financial liability for covering medical costs incurred by the injured party. If the injured party was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident but should have been, the defense attorney will use expert witnesses to assess what the injuries would have been had the injured party been wearing a seatbelt. The injured party may, therefore, only claim compensation for what the injuries would have been not what they actually were.

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Can You Sue your Surgeon when Lasik Surgery Goes Wrong?

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Lasik surgery is often advertised as a solution to vision problems. The idea of getting rid of glasses or contact lenses for good is appealing to many. However, like any other procedure, Lasik surgery can go wrong, sometimes badly wrong.

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Who Represents New York City Subway Passengers?

Know your rights...

New York City has the most extensive subway system in the world. Every weekday, over 5.5 million people ride the subway across its 472 stations. If you're one of them, you trust the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to take you safely to school, work, and other activities.

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Medical Malpractice Claims

 

Understanding the First Steps...

If you or a loved one has been the victim of medical malpractice, then seeking legal action is a must. From surgical errors and missed diagnoses to prescription errors and misreading of X-rays, medical malpractice, unfortunately, occurs quite often. By knowing the first steps in handling a medical malpractice claim, you can have a better idea of what to expect. 

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Winning Over Clients: Three Essential Tips

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There are a lot of skills that a practicing lawyer needs to have. Dedication, perseverance, and the ability to tackle a difficult case are all very important. But one skill that seems to get overlooked is the ability to win over a client. Letting the results speak for themselves isn't always an option and leaving a favorable impression with a client can help them feel more at ease with you on their case. 

For those who may need them, we have three tips. They can help you to win over clients, and make it so that you're memorable and unique in their eyes. 

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Client Satisfaction: Opening a Line of Communication

lawyer communication It would be difficult to understate the importance of communication, and how seriously a law practice should take it. If a client is taken on and doesn't hear anything for an extended period of time, they'll start to wonder what's going on. That kind of curiosity is human nature. Letting your client know that things are progressing, that tasks are being checked off, that the job is getting done is one of the easiest and most effective ways to keep that client satisfied. 

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The True Importance of CLE Presentation

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An attorney's education does not just come to an end after they've passed the bar. To confirm that they're still capable of providing the kind of legal service that a certified professional should be able to provide for their clients, it's mandatory for attorneys to continually put effort into further education via CLE's.

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