Category Archives: Uninsured Motorist

CO Auto Insurers Cannot Delay Payment of Covered Benefits

Disputes often arise between insureds and their auto insurance companies regarding what is owed under Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist claims.  Insurers frequently attempt to pay nothing under these claims until a final agreement is reached regarding the total value of an insured’s … Continue reading

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Can Your Own Car Insurance Company Make You Undergo A Medical Exam?

While most car crash victims are not surprised to hear that an at-fault driver’s insurance company is going to hire a doctor who will say they are not hurt, clients are often surprised to learn that their very own insurance … Continue reading

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Sports are NOT the Leading Cause of TBI in Teens Age 15 and Older

News outlets across the country reported this weekend that former NFL player, Aaron Hernandez, suffered from a severe case of Chronic Tramatic Encephalopathy (CTE)[1], which is brain degeneration caused by repeated head trauma.[2] The prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) … Continue reading

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Your Insurance Company Owes You An Explanation – No Really, It’s The Law

If you’ve ever pursued a claim against your own auto insurance company, you may have wondered what they did to arrive at their decision of how much to offer to pay for your claim.  If you resolved the claim without … Continue reading

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Whose Insurance Pays After a Crash?

Many folks assume that if they are involved in a car crash and police give the other driver a ticket, the other driver’s insurance must pay for their vehicle damage.  Unfortunately, this misconception is perpetuated by insurance agents who simply … Continue reading

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Time Limits on Uninsured Motorist Claims

When you have been injured in a car crash due to the negligence of an uninsured driver, you have a limited amount of time in which you must either settle your Uninsured Motorist (UM) claim or file a lawsuit.  If … Continue reading

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Victim of Road Rage Shot by Assailant (Part 2 of 3)

Following the road rage shooting incident this week, people were left to wonder about what happens, in terms of insurance, after the dust settles.  Will the shooter’s insurance compensate the victim for her injuries even where the shooter may have … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Independent Medical Examination (Part 3 of 3)

Now that we have demystified the IME, here are some important rules to bear in mind for your examination: 1.  Be neatly groomed and dressed Obviously, do what you can given your existing physical limitations, but know that your physical … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Independent Medical Examination (Part 2 of 3)

We’ve already explained why the term “Independent Medical Examination,” also referred to as an “IME,” is really a misnomer.  If you are involved in a lawsuit as a result of someone else’s negligence or are trying to recover benefits for … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions: Consider Consequences of Thrift in Buying Insurance

Something about the New Year inspires millions of people to resolve to make positive change in their lives.  Among the most popular resolutions year after year is the aspiration to Save More and Spend Less.  We have seen several internet articles … Continue reading

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