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What are the Top Reasons for Insurance Denials?

If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another person or entity, you may be entitled to various types of compensation for your losses. In most situations, personal injury cases are settled out of court through insurance carriers. However, it is not uncommon for insurance claims to be delayed or denied by insurance carriers. Here, we want to discuss the top reasons that an insurance carrier uses to deny a claim. Top reasons for an insurance claim denial Understanding why your claim was denied by an insurance carrier is the… read more

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What Are the Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer?

If you or somebody you care about has sustained an injury caused by the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of another party, you may be entitled to various types of compensation for your losses. However, personal injury cases are rarely cut and dry. Most individuals do not have the resources necessary to conduct a complete investigation into their case to secure full compensation. A personal injury lawyer can be incredibly beneficial in these situations, and we want to discuss why that is the case. The numerous benefits of working with a personal injury lawyer There are various reasons why having… read more

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Signs of Truck Driver Fatigue

Any time you are driving on the roadway around larger commercial trucks, you probably take precautions to avoid any possible collisions. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), a fully loaded tractor-trailer can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. Collisions with these trucks often result in severe injuries for those inside traditional passenger vehicles. One of the main causes of truck accidents is truck driver fatigue. Here, we want to discuss the signs you can look out for that indicate that a truck driver is fatigued behind the wheel. Armed with this information, you may be able to… read more

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Should I Give a Recorded Statement to an Insurance Company?

The aftermath of a car accident can be confusing for a crash victim. First and foremost, crash victims need to be concerned about their health and well-being. However, when the initial emergency is over, car accident victims need to know how to secure compensation for their injury and property damage expenses. You can be sure that the insurance carrier of the at-fault party will try to contact you as soon as possible in an attempt to get you to give a recorded statement. Here, we want to discuss why you should not give a recorded statement to the other party’s… read more

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Factors That Impact Your Claim Value

If you or somebody you love has been injured in an incident caused by the careless or negligent actions of another party, whether a car accident, a slip and fall incident, or some other accident, you should be entitled to compensation for your losses. However, there are various factors that can influence the value of your injury claim. Most personal injury cases are resolved through insurance settlements, but some end up going to trial. Regardless of the method of resolving a personal injury case, you need to be aware of the factors that can affect the value of the claim…. read more

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Car Accidents in Construction Zones

Getting into a car accident is not something anybody wants to experience. While accidents are going to occur, those that take place in construction zones can present incredible challenges when working to determine liability. Construction zones are confusing areas on the roadway, and there may be various parties that could be held liable in the aftermath of a crash that causes injuries or property damage. Here, we want to discuss how these incidents occur and what you can do in the aftermath. What you need to do following a construction zone accident In the aftermath of sustaining an injury or… read more

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Can a Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another party, you should be entitled to various types of compensation for your losses. However, a pre-existing condition could result in complications securing the compensation you are entitled to. Here, we want to discuss how insurance carriers and at-fault parties can use your pre-existing conditions against you in your personal injury claim. Why do pre-existing conditions make a difference in a personal injury case? In theory, it should not matter whether or not a personal injury victim has any pre-existing conditions, especially… read more

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Who Pays For A Rental Car After Accident In Georgia?

Getting involved in an accident can be a stressful experience. While most car accidents are relatively minor, victims are still often left dealing with minor injuries as well as property damage. In the event that a car accident victim cannot use their personal vehicle while it is being repaired, it may be necessary to use a rental vehicle in the interim. However, rental vehicles can be expensive. Here, we want to discuss which party pays for rental cars in the aftermath of a vehicle accident. Will the other driver’s insurance carrier cover a rental vehicle? In the event you are… read more

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What Is Unjust Enrichment?

Whenever a person enters a contract with another individual or entity, it is generally understood that both parties must uphold their end of the agreement. However, it is not uncommon for one party in an agreement to fulfill their part of the deal while the other party does not. In some cases, this can be referred to as “unjust enrichment.” Here, we want to discuss what unjust enrichment means and whether or not one party in the agreement can recover compensation through a claim of unjust enrichment. Defining unjust enrichment Unjust enrichment occurs when Party A confers a benefit on… read more

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What Is Additur & Remittitur?

In many legal cases, a trial by jury often returns a verdict awarding a certain amount of money to the plaintiff. Typically, both parties involved, the plaintiff and the defendant, have the ability to appeal the decision that the jury makes. Sometimes, the jury awards excessively high or excessively low damages. This could result in an appeal of the case or the need for a new trial. However, additur and remittitur can also be used to increase or decrease the amount of damages awarded by the jury as a condition of a denial of a motion for new trial. Understanding… read more

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