Why do Insurance Companies Deny Claims that are Supposed to be Covered? Is that Legal?

June 13th, 2017|Insurance Claim Denied|

If you have an insurance claim that you suspect has been unlawfully denied, you may need to take legal action to get the compensation you deserve. 

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Your Vehicle Was Just Wrecked in an Accident. What Are You Entitled to From Your Auto Insurance Company?

June 6th, 2017|Car Accidents|

If your car or truck was damaged in a collision, you may be entitled to something – but what?

If you’re like most people, you don’t have spare vehicles sitting around, much less a cash fund available to replace a car or truck if the one you usually drive is suddenly unavailable. But a vehicle that needs repairs –and possibly can’t be driven in the meantime – is common after a crash. If you’re suddenly without a vehicle because of a car accident, what are you to supposed to do? What does your insurer owe you from your auto insurance claim?

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Your Vehicle Was Wrecked, and It Wasn’t Your Fault! Now What?

May 30th, 2017|Car Accidents|

Your car or truck was damaged in an accident that wasn’t your fault.  What are you entitled to from the other driver or his insurance company?

In the long run, the main problems caused by a car accident may be personal injuries suffered in the crash, but vehicle damage often is the most immediate concern.  Almost no one has enough extra cash on hand to replace a car or truck damaged unexpectedly in a crash. If you’re suddenly without a vehicle because of a car accident, who owes you what? A South Dakota car accident lawyer can offer sound advice related to your situation.

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Permanent Total vs. Partial Disability Benefits: What’s the Big Difference?

May 26th, 2017|Injured on the job|

Understanding the difference between these two types of disability benefits can help you know your options after suffering a workplace injury or illness.

Both total and partial disability benefits are designed to protect your wages when you are injured or fall ill due to work-related circumstances. However, one is far more common than the other.

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South Dakota Attorney Liam Culhane Runs for Watertown City Council

May 23rd, 2017|Press Release|

Liam Culhane of Turbak Law Announces his Candidacy to Run for Ward E Watertown City Council Seat

Liam Culhane, Watertown native and personal injury attorney at Turbak Law, launched his campaign by announcing his plan to run for a Watertown City Council seat.

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Slammed by a Semi? Settlement Secrets You Need to Know

May 18th, 2017|Car Accidents|

If you have been involved in an accident with a semi-truck, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and damages.

A collision with an 18-wheeler is unlike other accidents. The trucking industry is heavily regulated, with the intent to keep drivers safe on U.S. roads. When those safety standards are not met, the potential for vehicle damage and loss of human life is much greater. For these reasons, you should speak with a semi-truck accident attorney in South Dakota if one of these large transport vehicles has resulted in harm to you or a loved one on South Dakota roads.

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My home insurance claim was denied. Now what?

May 5th, 2017|Insurance Bad Faith|

Now, you should call the professionals. A South Dakota homeowner’s insurance claim lawyer can help protect your rights. 

Home insurance is meant to protect one of the things most important to you. When a loss occurs and you need to file an insurance claim, you rely on your insurance company to provide the appropriate benefits.

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Should I Call a Lawyer or Let the Insurance Company Handle It?

May 5th, 2017|Insurance Bad Faith|

Calling a personal injury lawyer can help ensure not only that you are compensated fairly for injury, but that your rights are protected.

After suffering a car accident injury, most people want to move on and return to normal life. Especially in South Dakota, folks like to avoid making waves and they surely don’t think of themselves as “the kind of people who are going to sue someone.” However, knowing when to call a personal injury lawyer rather than letting the insurance company handle things can make a big difference in the outcome of your claim.

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What Is a Subrogation Claim? Why Should You Care?

April 12th, 2017|Car Accidents|

Unless you have been involved in an accident where your health or auto insurer was reimbursed for payments it made, you probably do not know what a subrogation claim is—but here is why you should.

The term “subrogation” literally means that one person stands in the place of another with regard to a debt. When a person or entity pays a debt that ultimately is the responsibility of someone else, the one who paid may be entitled to reimbursement from the one who owed the debt in the first place. Entitlement to that reimbursement, especially in the case of insurance situations, is called “the right of subrogation.”

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Three Key Factors to Being Treated Fairly After a Car Accident

April 11th, 2017|Car Accidents|

Things a good personal injury lawyer would tell you. 

After a car accident, it can be overwhelming just getting your car back on the road and sorting out insurance issues, never mind missing work and handling medical bills. When it comes to sorting out issues after a car accident, a trained personal injury lawyer will be your best advocate, and in the end will give you the best chance at a fair settlement. In the meantime, here are some key things you should know.

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