9Oct, 2017

Personal Injury and Health Law

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What Is a Personal Injury? Personal injury is a legal term for injuries to the body, mind, or emotions. The legal system permits an injured person to go to court to get a legal remedy for the losses stemming from the accident. In the legal world, personal injury is defined as a tort claim. A tort claim has two basic issues—liability and damages. Liability is a legal term that defines who is responsible for your injury. Damages are a sum of money claimed or awarded as compensation for your loss and/or […]
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7Sep, 2016

Pre-Existing Injuries Do Not Have to Ruin Your Client’s Claim

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Most doctors may cringe and become very uneasy when they are presented with a personal injury patient with pre-existing injuries. These pre-existing or prior injuries may stem from an old automobile accident, from degenerative issues such as arthritis or disc degeneration, from health conditions such as heart ailments or prior unrelated surgeries, or from unrelated mental issues. Doctors know that a plaintif with pre-existing injuries will typically face opposition and criticism from the defendant’s insurance company. Thanks to national insurance databases, insurance companies always know about every prior insurance claim […]
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