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Underinsured motorist accident

How Much Can I Get from an Underinsured Motorist Claim?

Understanding Underinsured Motorist (UIM) Coverage Underinsured motorist coverage is a type of auto insurance designed to protect you if you’re involved in an accident with a driver who has insurance, but their coverage limits are too low to fully cover the damages or medical expenses resulting from the accident. This coverage steps in to fill the gap between the at-fault driver’s insurance limits and the ...
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Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Sepsis?

Why Choose the Nursing Home Infections Lawyers at Brown & Crouppen? When seeking justice for a loved one suffering from sepsis, securing high-quality legal representation is key. Your attorney should have extensive experience handling nursing home abuse and neglect cases. They should also be someone you feel comfortable discussing the sensitive details of your case with. The best way to ensure you choose an attorney ...
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Pitocin Birth Injuries

What Is Pitocin? Pitocin is a synthetic form of oxytocin, a naturally occurring hormone that promotes labor contractions. The body releases increasing oxytocin levels during the first and second stages of labor, followed by a leveling-off during the third stage. A sufficient level of oxytocin is essential to the progression of labor. If natural labor does not progress or a medical emergency requires early delivery, the ...
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Umbilical Cord Compression: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Umbilical Cord Compression Symptoms & Signs Some pregnant mothers begin to notice symptoms of umbilical cord compression, such as a decrease or increase in fetal activity. Movement in the womb often relieves the compression, but not always. Compression is most noticeable when caused by an umbilical cord prolapse, which occurs when the cord exits the cervix before the baby moves through the birth canal.  In ...
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Caput Succedaneum vs. Cephalohematoma Birth Injuries

What Is the Difference Between Caput Succedaneum vs. Cephalohematoma? Again, caput succedaneum and a cephalohematoma are both birth injuries that cause swelling on a newborn’s head. Caput succedaneum refers to swelling of the soft tissues of the scalp, while a cephalohematoma refers to a collection of blood under the scalp.  One of the main differences between caput succedaneum and cephalohematoma is the location of the swelling in relation ...
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Whose Insurance Pays In A Multi-Car Accident?

Legal Considerations for Multi-Car Accidents In the realm of multi-vehicle accidents, particularly prevalent are multi-car rear-end collisions, which often pose intricate legal questions. Under Missouri law, a significant presumption exists regarding fault attribution in rear-end collisions. It’s typically deemed that the driver who strikes the rear of another vehicle is at fault. This presumption stems from several factors, notably the rear driver’s superior visibility, control ...
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Car accident neck and back injury settlement chart (2024)

Average Settlement for Car Accident Back & Neck Injury

Highest settlement $750,000 Average settlement $26,133 Lowest settlement $750 If you or a loved one has suffered a neck or back injury as a result  of an auto accident, the attorneys at Brown & Crouppen are here to help. Getting started with your case is easy. Call 888-801-4736  or get a free case evaluation online. If you’re eligible to recover compensation, our legal team will ...
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Does Health Insurance Cover Car Accident Injuries?

Does Health Insurance Cover Car Accident Injuries?

Health insurance may cover injuries sustained in a car accident, but the extent of coverage can vary depending on several factors, including the type of health insurance you have, the specific terms of your policy, and the laws in your state or country.
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Dealing With Allstate Insurance Adjusters

What To Do After an Accident If You Have Allstate Insurance Your actions immediately after an accident can significantly affect the compensation you receive from Allstate. To protect your rights and potential payout, be sure to: Call 911 and report the accident to the authorities. Gather evidence at the scene, such as photos of the damage and any injuries and witness contact information. Seek medical ...
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Can You Sue Someone After Settling With Their Insurance?

Can You Sue Someone After Settling With Their Insurance?

Whether or not you can sue someone after settling with their insurance depends on the specific terms and conditions of the settlement agreement you reached with the insurance company. In general, settling with an insurance company typically involves signing a release of liability, which may prevent you from pursuing further legal action against the at-fault party. Here are some key points to consider: Release of ...
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