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Pain and Suffering

I can see how medical bills, lost wages and property damage could easily be calculated, but how do you talk to an insurance company about the value of “pain and suffering” from an injury?

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Damages

The word “Damages” is often used, and I see it on every lawyer’s website. In the context of a personal injury case, what does it mean?

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Health Insurance Reimbursement

There are often expenses that must be paid from the outcome of a lawsuit. As one important example, sometimes, our client’s health insurance company pays for the medical bills, giving the health insurer what’s called a right of reimbursement or subrogation.

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Class Action Against Renown Regional Medical Center

A Washoe District Court granted class action status to a lawsuit alleging an improper billing practice by Renown Regional Medical Center.

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Purchasing UIM Coverage

If I want to buy more UIM coverage than the insurance company is offering, are they forced to sell it?

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The Doctor’s Report

Let’s say they ask me how I’m feeling, and I say I’m fine, but because it is too soon for me to really know -Can they come in despite all of the medical records later that you produce on my behalf and say, ‘look, in the first interview they said they were fine?’

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Patrick Leverty Wins “Top 10 Verdicts” Recognition

Leverty & Associates is proud to announce that one of its principal attorneys, Patrick Leverty, was recognized as the attorney for one of the top CVN verdicts of 2015.

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Statements to Your Insurer

If it’s a statement that you make to an adjuster can be used against you if you’re admitting fault and say you ran the red light; that could always be used against you because that’s a statement against your interest.

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Failing to Cooperate

If you hire an attorney, they have to go through the lawyer on everything. One thing that you’re required to do under the terms of your policy, is give a recorded statement if that’s what they want.

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Duties of Your Insurer

Your own insurance company owes you certain duties that the third party or other driver’s insurance company doesn’t owe you, and they have to treat you fairly.

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