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- Legally Speaking, What is an Act of God?
Contracts talk about them, statutes mention them, even TV sitcoms joke about them, but what are acts of God? Many people might think they have a good idea, but given that insurance is often designed to protect against most catastrophes except acts of God, how confident are you that you actually know what is covered?
- Legal Considerations for Office Holiday Parties
Every year, millions of Americans engage in office parties around the traditional holiday season. Sometimes these are at the boss's house, a country club, a nice restaurant, or even somewhere at the office itself. But, is the party considered a work function? Could there legally be a consequence for not attending, even if it is after hours? And, what happens if someone is injured, either at the party or on the way to or from it?
- 15 Things You Should Know about Your Life Insurance Policy and Life Insurance Claims
A life insurance company got a letter from an elderly lady. It read, “I’m sorry, but I have to cancel my husband’s life insurance policy. He died last year and I cannot afford to continue paying his premiums.” Joking aside, life insurance companies often look for reasons not to pay claims whenever possible.
- If You Ever Work From Home, How Protected Are You If A Disaster Strikes?
Millions of Americans work from home, either all of the time or on occasion. But, if a fire, flood, or natural disaster were to hit your home, would your insurance cover the lost business revenues, office equipment, or property belonging to your company?
- How an Insurance Attorney Can Help a Public Adjuster
By working together on litigating insurance claims, public adjusters and attorneys can obtain beneficial outcomes for their client. In their partnership, each will use their unique skill set to recover the maximum possible compensation for the claimant.
- What To Do After a Tornado or Other Natural Disaster
When any sort of natural disaster hits, it can be terrifying. Once it has passed, though, victims are often left wondering what they need to do to pick up the pieces. Is there anything they need to do in filing their insurance claims to make sure that they will get paid soon and as much as possible? This is especially important for those whose houses are destroyed and who have lost everything.
- What is the Difference Between Short- and Long-Term Disability Coverage?
Insurance is often a very complicated topic for many to understand. Riddled with unique jargon, overlapping and sometimes contradictory concepts, and inconsistent interpretations, it can be quite confusing to the average person. One example of where this confusion may arise is in the distinction between short- and long term-disability coverage.
- Long Term Disability ("LTD") Appeals and Lawsuits -- Frequently Asked Questions
If your claim for Long Term Disability ("LTD") benefits has been denied or terminated, this article may answer some of your questions and concerns.
- Dog Bites: Losing Your Life in the Sunshine State
If a pit bull or rottweiler has a bad moment, instead of being bitten, often someone is maimed or killed; that has now created off-the-chart actuarial risk.
- Claimant Unsuccessful in Disability Insurance Lawsuit against Boston Mutual in a Louisiana Lawsuit
In an ERISA disability lawsuit against Boston Mutual, Federal Judge upholds decision to deny Southside Machine Works employee’s long term disability benefits.