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Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

Zurich Insurance announced today that the company will begin using Artificial Intelligence (AI) in its claims department.

Zurich Insurance announced today that the company will begin using Artificial Intelligence (AI) in its claims department. In a recent statement to Reuters Tom de Swaan Chairman of Zurich Insurance Group A, explained the company’s intent to use Artificial Intelligence to (AI) to evaluate and decide on Injury claims. In the announcement, de Swaan explained that the company had recently…

INACCURATE LEAD TESTING KITS

In the News: INACCURATE LEAD TESTING KITS May 18, 2017 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are warning Americans that some Lead testing systems may provide inaccurate results. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warning that all four of Magellan Diagnostics’ lead…

A NOTE FROM THE ATTORNEYS AND STAFF OF WALLACE & GRAHAM

A NOTE FROM THE ATTORNEYS AND STAFF OF WALLACE & GRAHAM following the NPR and Democracy Now coverage of the on-going Hog Farm Nuisance Legislation in North Carolina: “As a firm, we are working hard to protect the rights of our clients and the rights of all NC residents. It is in the spirit of protecting the rights of individuals that we choose…

Faulty Guardrails are Back in the News

Faulty guardrails are back in the news after the father of teen killed in a Tennessee crash receives a bill for $2,970 to replace the guardrail that killed his daughter. In the early morning hours of November 1, 2016 Steven Eimers’ 17-year-old daughter Hannah Eimers was driving a 2000 Volvo S80 northbound on Interstate 75 near Niota, Tennessee when her…

Injury Claims: Does Hiring a Lawyer Help?

Insurance industry studies show that injured people with a lawyer, on average, get over three times more in monetary recoveries than people without a lawyer. The Insurance Research Council is a research organization supported by insurance companies and associations.  In 2014 it published a report entitled “Attorney Involvement In Auto Injury Claims.” This study found that people who were represented…

Comparison between the Americans with Disability Act (ADA)  and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Large employers too often try to take advantage In today’s economy, large employers too often try to take advantage of their employees and deny them legitimate opportunities to take time off to care for themselves or their families.  There are two Federal laws meant to ease that burden and provide some protection. The two Federal laws provide certain class of…

How to Correctly Calculate Your Workers’ Compensation Rate

Calculate Your Workers’ Compensation Rate If you have a filed workers’ compensation claim, it is critically important to determine your correct average weekly wage and workers’ compensation rate. The general rule for determining a workers’ compensation rate is to take your annual earnings for the full year prior to the work injury and to divide those annual earnings by the…

Medical Payments Coverage

Optional Insurance Coverage Medical payments coverage or “MedPay” as it is commonly referred to, is an optional insurance coverage purchased through your own automobile liability insurance policy. Under this coverage, the insurer agrees to pay all reasonable expenses incurred for necessary medical services caused by an auto accident. MedPay covers the insured and any other person occupying a vehicle at…