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The Difference Between a First Party and Third Party Insurance Claim

Published on Feb 6, 2020 at 9:51 am in Personal Injury.
The Difference Between a First Party and Third Party Insurance Claim

If you’ve been hurt in an accident, there may be grounds to file a personal injury claim. If this is the case, there are several steps you’ll need to take to work towards receiving the compensation you need to recover. In many personal injury cases, insurance companies are involved. What you may not realize, however, is that the type of claim you file could change depending on the circumstances surrounding the accident.

If you’ve been injured, you may need to file either a first-party or third-party claim. In some cases, you may need to file both. Understanding the difference is an important part of building a successful case for yourself. Our attorneys will not only explain the difference, but we’ll make sure the appropriate claim is filed for your unique situation, so your chances of maximizing your compensation increase.

What Are Insurance Medical Authorization Forms Used For?

Published on Sep 12, 2019 at 8:31 am in Personal Injury.
What Are Insurance Medical Authorization Forms Used For?

When you’ve been in an accident and you decide to file a claim with your insurance company, you’ll need to provide strong evidence that connects your injuries and losses to the incident. At some point in time, the insurance adjuster may ask for documentation about your injuries and medical treatment. One of the documents you could be requested to sign is called a medical authorization form. In general, a medical authorization form will give the adjuster access to your medical records.

It’s important to understand what a medical authorization for is, what your insurance company will do with it, what they will see, and how they will use that information in regard to your claim before you sign anything. Speaking with a lawyer is always a good idea before signing any official documentation from your insurance company, so you don’t run into trouble later. Let’s go over the ins and outs of medical authorization forms and how they could affect your chances of receiving the compensation you need to recover from your accident.

How Are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?

Published on Jun 27, 2019 at 9:04 am in Personal Injury.
How Are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?

If you’ve been in an auto accident, it’s likely that you will have sustained injuries. If the accident was caused by a driver or group that was negligent, it’s possible that you may wish to file a personal injury lawsuit against the responsible party. Doing so may also be the best course of action if you’re facing an unfair insurance settlement offer.

When deciding whether to file a claim or not, one of the issues that will come up with your attorney is the issue of determining the amount of compensation, or damages, you are owed. Determining compensation is complex and you want to make sure that you’re not getting less than you deserve.

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