Insurance

  • How to Prove Negligence in Court

    … Receiving compensation for a car accident that wasn’t your fault can be difficult and complex. Drivers who get into accidents generally let their insurance companies decide settlement amounts, but sometimes, in order to fully recover, you need more than the insurer is willing to give you. If you cannot reach an agreement, you may have to go…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 9 readers -
  • BURDEN OF PROOF UNDER ALL-RISK PROPERTY INSURANCE POLICY

    … a property insurance claim to trigger the application of the concurrent cause doctrine and preparing jury instructions, which is the law you want the jury to follow. This also emphasizes the importance of the verdict form which is the form the jury fills out to decide the outcome of the case. Please contact David Adelstein at dadelstein@gmail.com or (954) 361-4720 if you have questions or would like more information regarding this article. You can follow David Adelstein on Twitter @DavidAdelstein1. …

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 10 readers -
  • Hurt in a Car Accident But Don’t Have Insurance?

    …How does a lack of insurance affect a car accident injury claim? By law, all drivers are required to carry liability auto insurance to cover any damages caused should you cause a car accident. That being said, quite a number of Texans drive without insurance due to various reasons. While driving without insurance is irresponsible, it’s…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 18 readers -
  • HIRING SUBCONTRACTORS WITH WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE

    … You want to hear more on the POWER of statutory workers compensation immunity? Well, here it is, because as I have mentioned in the past, workers compensation immunity is powerful reinforcing the importance for contractors to ensure the subcontractors they hire absolutely have workers compensation insurance. Likewise, subcontractors want…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 16 readers -
  • Settling a Car Accident Claim with Safeco Insurance

    … of the insurance company. Settling a Claim with Safeco Safeco handles these types of claims on a daily basis, and as such, they know which tactics work to their advantage. If the victim doesn’t have a lawyer, the insurance company knows they hold the upper hand. So how do you give yourself the best chance at reaching a fair settlement with Safeco…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 20 readers -
  • Hurt in a Car Accident But Don’t Have Insurance?

    …How does a lack of insurance affect a car accident injury claim? By law, all drivers are required to carry liability auto insurance to cover any damages caused should you cause a car accident. That being said, quite a number of Texans drive without insurance due to various reasons. While driving without insurance is irresponsible, it’s…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 13 readers -
  • POWER OF WORKERS COMPENSATION IMMUNITY ON CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

    … On construction projects, workers compensation immunity is real and it is powerful. (See also this article.) Workers compensation immunity is why all general contractors should have workers compensation insurance and they should ensure the subcontractors they hire have workers compensation insurance. Workers compensation insurance becomes…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 14 readers -
  • How Hiring an Attorney Can Increase Your Potential Settlement Offer

    …, they will deal with the insurance company from beginning to end, and statistics show that those who hire a lawyer receive settlements over 300% higher on average than those who don’t. Don’t Settle for Less Than Your Case is Worth! Have you been injured in a car accident due to someone else’s negligence? If so, you’re likely wondering if it makes…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 15 readers -
  • Fault vs No-Fault Accidents

    … level of care, a person can be found at fault in the case of an accident. In accidents, fault and no-fault states have different rules regarding how restitution and damages are handled. In a fault state, insurance companies pay according to the level of fault involved. If one party is completely responsible for an incident, then that party’s insurance…

    Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney- 17 readers -
  • Should I Accept a Car Accident Settlement?

    … Any type of disability, chronic pain, etc. Time lost from work Your ability to return to work in the same capacity Any other expenses that are related to your car accident Due to the fact that many of the above factors can significantly increase the value of your claim, you want to be certain you know the FULL extent of your damages before…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 13 readers -
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