If you have been in an accident and are looking for a South Dakota personal injury attorney, you may wonder about the kinds of […]
South Dakota Dicamba attorneys are helping farmers who have lost significant assets due to the fact that they cannot grow crops that have been genetically modified to resist the plant herbicide, Dicamba. If your crops have suffered Dicamba damage, you can file a lawsuit that may help you get compensation for your losses.
Unfortunately, even honest policy holders can become the victim of insurance company bad faith actions. If you have experienced any of the following, you […]
May 7, 2018
Governor Dennis Dougaard has appointed Nancy J. Turbak Berry to the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners. The nine-member […]
Homeowners insurance should provide a welcomed safety net in the event of a crisis. When the unexpected happens, you should be able to rely […]
After a car accident, bills pile up quickly. Depending on the severity of the crash, you may face medical costs, time off work and […]
If it doesn’t seem right, you should speak with a workers’ compensation attorney.
Most employers in South Dakota are insured against employee injuries, but coverage is not required by state law. Regardless, your employer should never ask you to use your own insurance to cover an on-the-job injury. There is typically one of three scenarios: an employer has insurance coverage, an employer pays workers’ compensation claims out-of-pocket or an employer is sued in court.
This past summer, news reports of car accidents on the South Dakota section of the I-29 were a stark reminder of road hazards on major highways.
In August alone, six people were injured in a crash north of Sioux Falls and a driver suffered after a rollover crash near mile marker 61. As the winter months approach, it’s vital to stay safe on the road. If an accident occurs, know where to go for help by contacting a car accident attorney.
Losing a loved one is hard, and knowing another driver’s negligence caused the death can add to the emotional burden. In legal terms, negligence means the person whose fault caused a loved one’s death failed to meet the standard of care of a reasonable person in a similar situation.
If your parent’s claim has been denied, you can file an appeal with the company and in court if necessary. Help protect your parent’s rights before you file a claim and after you receive a denial. When you are ready, contact an attorney for help.
Insurance companies have a duty to handle all claims in good faith. In the case of long-term care insurance, however, policies are rarely profitable, and companies often deny legitimate claims. Often policies are older, written in the 1980s and 1990s before the evolution of long-term care and assisted living. The insurer may dispute what services are covered and bury the claim in red tape.