Auto Accidents

PAYBACK’S A PAIN (or something else)

2018-06-07T10:54:34-07:00Categories: Auto Accidents, Personal Injury|

PAYBACK’S A PAIN (or something else) The Top 5 People Who Want to Steal Your Personal Injury Settlement          What do I mean by “payback”?  Unfortunately, when you settle your claim, you are only one of many who wants to get paid.  To get any money out of your personal injury settlement, you will need prevent the following people from taking it all: “Over-chargers”: Most hospitals and many other medical providers inflate their bills, knowing that your health insurance is going to drastically reduce them before paying a miniscule amount. When they find out about your personal injury claim, they [...]

THE TOP 3 HAZARDS TO WATCH OUT FOR THIS YEAR

2018-03-22T11:40:46-07:00Categories: Auto Accidents, Personal Injury|

I was walking down 40th Street near my office, watching the cars go by, searching for ideas of value which I might share with my clients. I began to stare through the windshields of the cars whizzing by and observe the drivers. The topic of hazards came to mind. 1. INATTENTIVE DRIVERS. My informal visual survey of the drivers passing by on 40th Street revealed that about 1/3 of them were focused on their phone, not the road. Most of these inattentive drivers appeared to be in their 20’s and 30’s. None were elderly. That told me either older folks [...]

7 Dangerous Auto Claim Mindsets You Must Avoid

2017-11-14T10:15:08-07:00Categories: Auto Accidents|Tags: , |

I often notice my clients falling into mindsets which could significantly jeopardize their personal injury claims.  Keep reading to learn about the: “I’m Sore; I Just Need Some Rest” Many accident victims, and/or their doctors, will take up a position following an accident that no treatment or further treatment is necessary, and rest and ibuprofen will do the trick.  Unfortunately, months later, when the victim has failed seek medical treatment on a timely basis and finds out that he needs a lot of it, the insurance company won’t pay.   Don’t let this happen to you.  Obtain thorough and timely [...]

The Top 6 Traffic Accident Do’s and Don’ts

2017-11-14T10:15:08-07:00Categories: Auto Accidents|Tags: |

Following an accident: Don’t make it worse. Don’t place yourself in more danger than you already are. Don’t take a ride from a stranger. Don’t push your car out of the middle lane on the I-10 at 5:30 p.m. on a Monday. If it is an injury accident, as the law says, Do pull over and exchange insurance information, but Do use some common sense and make the exchange in a safe place. If you are concerned about your safety, whether it’s the area or the other driver, Do make sure you are in a well-lighted, public place for this [...]

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