Do You Really Need a Lawyer Just to Negotiate with An Insurance Company?

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If you are in an accident with injuries major enough to require an ambulance or a trip to an ER, an accident serious enough for your car to sustain a major or total loss, then you will be at a disadvantage when attempting to negotiate directly with the insurance company. Your impulse might be to try to handle this on your own, but it is an impulse you should resist. 

In my thirty years of practice, I have represented so many people who have been poorly treated by insurance companies in these very serious accident cases. They have dozens of tricks to avoid paying you or to underpay you. 

You are likely a decent person, so you think the impulse of an adjuster will be to treat you well in your hour of need. But insurance adjusters are not your friends.

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Back Injuries After Car Accidents: Here’s What You Need to Know

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Back injuries from car accidents can be life-altering. They can bring years of chronic pain, impede your ability to work, and can lead to additional complications.

They should be taken seriously and handled with the utmost care. 

Here’s everything you need to know if you got a back injury in a car accident, from average settlements to what you should do next.

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Who Is to Blame, Who Is Liable, and Who Will Pay?

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The COVID-19 virus has caused a global pandemic of the likes we have not seen for over 100 years.  It will likely be one of the most significant events in our lifetime.  This blog post will explore some of the legal issues raised by the responses and failures to respond to sickness and death caused by the disease. 

Is the Government Responsible?

When Donald Trump tells Bob Woodward on tape that he knew the virus was deadly in February and then told the world the next day that there was nothing to worry about, are there any legal consequences? Let’s look at some historical cases that will give us insight into the government’s potential responsibility.

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What Police Brutality Victims Need to Know About Their Case

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What Can We Learn in the Wake of Police Shootings Around the Country?

The deaths of George Floyd and Jacob Blake are just the tip of the iceberg.  Cell phone video taken by innocent bystanders has opened our eyes to police brutality.  It has opened our eyes to the pervasiveness of racism.  It has exposed for the world to see, that in America, Black people continue to be treated very differently from white people.  In this post, we will cover some of the most important questions concerning cases of police brutality.

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