Live Seminar: Handling the Workers’ Compensation Case From Start to Finish

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[…]

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Why do I need a lawyer?

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[…]

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What does it mean that my case is noncompensable?

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[…]

Why insurance companies equate severity of the car wreck with personal injury

It’s absurd that most insurance companies will pay less in bodily injury compensation for “low impact” vehicle collisions – those with property damage under one thousand dollars. Insurance companies reason that if the impact was “minor” than juries will buy the argument that the injuries suffered were also “minor.” Insurance defense attorneys will make a[…]