Whenever a doctor’s substandard care has caused a patient to suffer a new injury, or an exaggeration of an old one, the legal and medical community view that same care as medical negligence. Medical negligence is one element of medical malpractice. Read More
You get long-term disability insurance when your short-term disability, sick leave, benefits, and Earned Income are exhausted. Long-term disability tends to pay up to 60-70% of what you were earning before you were injured. The benefits are designed to pay for normal living expenses. You’re expected to pay for medical treatment and rehab with long-term disability insurance. Read More
Make sure you don’t receive the short end of the stick when attempting to negotiate an injury claim as quickly as possible.
Like most people with an injury case, the last thing you want is for it to take months, or even worse, for years. While you can accept lower amount of money to have your case settled quickly, keep in mind that it’s not a recommended strategy. That is because you may have expenses crop up months after your case has been settled, and you won’t be able to collect money from the defendant for it. Read More