Blog Posts in May, 2010

Underinsured motorist coverage

Underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage should be added to your automobile insurance policy. UIM coverage will pay amounts that are not paid by the liability insurance policy of the defendant. For ...
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Wrongful death damages

Wrongful death cases can be very difficult to litigate and prove damages. Some jurors think that money will not bring the deceased person back, so why bother? These jurors must be made to understand ...
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Insurance and Trial

"Insurance" is not admissible in trials in North Carolina. No witness can mention insurance, coverage, claims or anything associated with insurance. The case will be you versus the defendant. So, the ...
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Nursing home arbitration

Most of the major nursing home chains are requiring new residents to sign Arbitration Agreements. These agreements waive the right to a jury trial, and any potential case will be tried in front of ...
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Dehydration in Nursing Homes

Some residents in nursing homes don't have the same sense of thirst, and they must be encouraged to drink. If they aren't encouraged to drink and monitored, they can become dehydrated very ...
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Car wreck medical treatment

There is the real world, and then there is the insurance world. In the real world, if a person gets hurt they don't go straight to a doctor unless they are seriously injured. Sometimes, people get ...
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What nursing home do I choose?

In a nutshell, avoid the nursing home chains. I have been handling nursing home cases for around seven years. I have litigated maybe around fifty of these cases, tried many to jury trials and ...
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How to handle property damage

How do I handle property damage claims to my car? Getting your car paid for can be a real problem when dealing with insurance companies. The first thing you will learn is that the insurance company ...
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