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As an attorney representing people with serious injury cases in Georgia, I have to keep an eye on the solvency of the insurance companies that are contractually obligated to pay legitimate liability claims against their policyholders. For most of my career, the solvency of insurers was seldom if ever a big concern.
In today’s economy, however, we … Continue Reading
There’s a disturbing report out of Washington that has nothing to do with truck accidents or litigation, but about which I’m writing anyway.
Reportedly the Obama administration is considering a proposal to bill veterans’ private individual insurance carriers for treatment of service-related medical conditions at Veterans Administration medical center. Currently the VA bills insurer only for … Continue Reading
Legislation would let young adults remain on parents’ health insurance to age 25, even when out of school
Kudos to my State Senator, Judson Hill (R-Marietta), sponsor of Senate Bill 94, which if passed would allow adult offspring to maintain coverage under their parents health insurance up to age 25, regardless of school enrollment status. In the current economy, jobs of any kind are tough for young people just out of school to … Continue Reading
Trucking insurance policies often include $1,000,000 uninsured motorist coverage for protection of an injured or killed truck driver
Financial health of insurance companies must be considered in evaluating serious injury claims.
Georgia Court of Appeals blocks remedy for motorist injured due to ladders, mattresses, etc in freeway
If you have spent much time driving on the metro Atlanta expressways you have probably seen ladders and mattresses that had fallen from pickup trucks and car roofs. Occasionally there are cases of catastrophic injury or death caused when people traveling at expressway speeds encounter such random obstacles.
Of course it is seldom if ever possible … Continue Reading
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Expect the crisis on Wall Street to affect trucking economics, safety and insurance claims.
This is over the top, but it contains a core of truth.
Insurance Company Rules
While over half my practice involves truck accident litigation in Georgia, I have also done some disability insurance bad faith litigation and participated in one long products liability trial in Las Vegas. Therefore, this story of a disability insurance bad faith verdict in Las Vegas caught my eye.
Last week in federal court in Las Vegas, … Continue Reading