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Who is the “arch-nemesis” of every insurance company?

Who is the “arch-nemesis” of every insurance company?

As personal injury cases continue to become more complicated, insurance companies will continue to have the leverage and “hold the cards” in terms of the nature of the settlement and its amount. Attorneys today don’t exude the same “fear factor” power to get the...

How to WIN the hearts of a jury

How to WIN the hearts of a jury

I often have attorneys call and ask, “How do we help the jury fully understand the extent of our client’s injuries and how their impairments affect their life?”  My answer is always the same, “They won’t understand until there is a doctor on the stand that can...

When do you need a strong rebuttal report?

When do you need a strong rebuttal report?

In personal injury cases, one of the hardest things to prove to opposing counsel or the insurance company is how your client’s injuries affect their daily life - more specifically their ability to perform work-related tasks, activities of daily living, or leisure...

How is Permanent Impairment Derived?

How is Permanent Impairment Derived?

Permanent injury or impairment can be a major factor in any personal injury or workers compensation case. Doctors base permanent impairment ratings on three different criteria.1. Diagnosis: The proper and accurate diagnosis is crucial in defining the injury as well as...