It happens with some frequency, the following scenario: there is a car wreck. Innocent party gets her vehicle in to her mechanic. Innocent party gets a rental car while her vehicle is being fixed. At-fault person carries insurance! Both people breath a sigh of relief, believing the insurance … [Read more...] about Are Rental Car Costs Covered?
For the entire first part of this post, click here. To summarize: in a health insurance and medical provider vs. injured party situation, should the health insurance pay before the auto insurance does? Or, should the medical provider be forced to accept the discounted health … [Read more...] about Who Should Pay? Part 2
It's a touchy subject to those in the healthcare industry. It's a touchy subject to those injured in car wrecks and other accidents where liability insurance is available. It's something not well understood by the general public - or, apparently, the Montana Supreme Court. "It" being the … [Read more...] about Who Should Pay? Part 1
Sometimes I wonder if injured parties are going to be able to get their foot in the door of the courthouse 20 years from now. I feel like it's pressing in on all sides: most of my fellow Flathead valley neighbors think personal injury lawyers like myself are quick-talking snake-oil salespeople, … [Read more...] about A Tale of Medicare Bureaucracy
I told you about Medpay insurance and why it might come in handy for you. I also told you about UIM and UM. Despite these great insurance provisions, I find that some people who need to and can file one of these claims are hesitant to do so. "Why ask my own insurance company to pay for it? … [Read more...] about Can the Insurance Company Do That?