Don't Let Insurance Companies Make Decisions For You

Are You Required To Give A Written Or Recorded Statement To The Insurance Company?

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At some point after you are involved in an accident, the auto insurance company will contact you and ask you to either record a verbal statement about the events surrounding the incident or submit one in writing. Although the insurance adjuster may make it seem as though you are required to submit to the request, whether or not you have to give a statement depends on who the adjuster works for.…

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Do You Have Legal Recourse Against A Caretaker Who Abused Your Elderly Relative?

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With the average cost of residential nursing home care now topping $80,000 per year, you (like many) may have helped an elderly parent or other relative seek one-on-one caregiving assistance at home to avoid a nursing home placement. While this arrangement can often benefit someone who requires constant supervision or companionship but wishes to remain in his or her home, the isolation inherent in a one-on-one caregiving relationship can unfortunately be used to hide signs of physical and financial abuse.…

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What You Should Know About Maryland's Proposed No-Fault Birth Injury Fund

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Maryland recently introduced a bill under which hospitals will fund immediate and thorough care for babies who sustain severe neurological damage while being birthed. Under the bill, the funds will be willingly paid by the state hospitals, but parents of babies who take advantage of the funds must promise not to seek legal action against the hospital or the doctor who delivered their babies. While this may sound like a good idea, some critics believe that the bill, if passed, may do more harm than good.…

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