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A Continuing Legal Education Presentation Sponsored By The South Carolina Bar Thomas M. Gagne, Esq. November 9, 2017 Columbia, South Carolina “There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” Hamlet (Act I, Scene V) Welcome to Overcoming Medicine– Mastering The Medical Case In Personal Injury Claims Before[…]
Would The Real Diagnosis Please Stand Up? – Lecture 5 By Thomas M. Gagne, Esq. Greenville, South Carolina November 24, 2017 Good morning. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the fine folks at the National Business Institute for making this CLE possible. Today I’ll be reviewing the concepts of masking symptoms and differential[…]
In a nutshell, mediation is an alternative way to resolve legal disputes. It’s nothing new, but it has become fashionable in the last twenty years or so as the number of court cases (lawsuits) have proliferated and governmental budgets have contracted. Mediation is quicker, and more importantly, cheaper than a traditional trial on the merits.[…]
One of the main purposes of the law is to compensate persons for a wrong another person or entity has perpetrated upon them which results in a loss of some sort. For instance, if you’re a buyer and a seller agrees to sell you a specific number of goods at a specific price and that[…]
Mr. Thomas M Gagne will be speaking on the topic of Medical Issues During The Claim in Charleston SC at 1:15 pm on the 23rd of February. Details below: Gain Tips and Strategies From Experienced Practitioners Are you fully prepared to handle workers’ compensation claims? This strategic course walks you through the step-by-step practicalities of[…]
It’s not a good idea to talk to anyone about your case. Sure, there are people with whom you may safely discuss your case, for instance, your spouse, but the better rule is: never discuss your case with anyone, except your lawyer and his staff. This applies to workers’ compensation cases as well as to[…]
If my case is compensable, why do I need a lawyer? Achieving compensability for your cases is only half the battle. Take good note: insurance accompanies do not have your interests at heart. Period. Insurance companies are corporations, usually public, and their allegiance lies exclusively with the stock price of their company. Look at it this[…]
Clients injured at work often ask me: in addition to my workers’ compensation benefits, may I sue my employer for negligence? The answer, in most cases, is no. Why? Because most state have adopted what is called “the exclusivity rule.” This rule limits an injured employee’s legal recourse solely to workers’ compensation. The fact that[…]
Noncompensability means that your workers’ compensation case has not been “accepted” by your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier, for one or more reasons. There are several legal and factual defenses an insurance company might raise to block your benefits. On the other hand, sometimes a carrier will automatically deny your claim “pending investigation”, which means[…]
It’s crucial our auto or workers’ compensation clients see and are treated by the correct medical provider, given his or her particular condition. Many of my clients, before they see us, are satisfied with their family doctor, when she may not be the optimal medical provider for the case. Doctors are often not unbiased and[…]