Medical malpractice laws vary from state to state. Still, the basic procedural steps tend to remain the same.
Court decisions help to form common law, which is different from codified laws. The last clear chance doctrine belongs in a listing of common laws.
The deposition is part of the discovery process. It follows the exchange of documents and the utilization of interrogations.
If insurance companies made it easy to qualify for workers’ compensation coverage, then not many employers would buy the offered policy. No employer wants to make it easy for any worker to fake an injury, and then receive money, while staying home. What criterion must be met, in order for an injured worker to … Continue Reading
After an insurance company has received a 3rd party claim, it assigns that same claim to one of its insurance adjusters. That selected adjuster represents the insurance company during the pre-settlement negotiations. The adjuster’s twin goals Try to keep the payout to the claimant as low as possible. It is important to strive and avoid … Continue Reading
The legal system wants each person to receive what would be considered a fair treatment. That particular goal holds true, whether that same person is the victim of a wrong, or the alleged instigator of a wrong. Insurance companies refer to the victims as claimants, during pre-settlement negotiations A survey of claimants has shown that … Continue Reading
A lien is a request for reimbursement. Personal injury lawyers deal with liens from individuals and groups that have helped to pay for an injured client’s treatment. Examples of groups that might become lien holders A provider of health insurance Medicare Medicaid A workers’ compensation insurer How could one person have a lien, and a … Continue Reading