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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...

A Doctor Life Care Planner Can Make All The Difference

A Doctor Life Care Planner Can Make All The Difference

Life care planners come from different walks of life and are trained in different schools of thought. While the end result is becoming a certified life care planner from the International Commission On Health Care Certification (ICHCC), their credentials and...

When you need a “Medical Bill Review” report

When you need a “Medical Bill Review” report

As an attorney representing your client, you may often wonder if the medical bills that they incur due to their injury are usual, customary, and reasonable (UCR). Many times, when a personal injury claim is being processed, the usual, customary and reasonableness of...

Know your client’s post-accident employability?

Know your client’s post-accident employability?

After clear liability is fully established in an injury case, the emphasis of the client’s ability to continue working or working at the same job and their ability to earn money should take precedence. The questions the attorney must ask themselves when they need an...

Medical Cost Projection vs. Life Care Plan

Medical Cost Projection vs. Life Care Plan

Quite often I have attorneys ask me the question, “What kind of report is recommended for what type of case?” While the answer can seem complex, here are some good rule-of-thumb guidelines that can help guide you in the settlement process. A Life Care Plan is a...