Property Damage as Compared to Injuries

October 24th, 2019|Insurance Bad Faith|

“My car was not damaged, but I still hurt almost every day.” We at Turbak Law Office hear this often. And in other instances, […]

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Filing a Claim Against Your Insurance Company with the South Dakota Division of Insurance

September 10th, 2019|Insurance Bad Faith|

Many insurance companies deny claims, yet you dutifully met your end of the deal. In the event of loss, you are required to provide […]

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Why Do Insurance Companies Deny Claims?

August 20th, 2019|Insurance Claim Denied|

Sometimes insurance companies deny claims for legitimate reasons and can be a symptom of a policy holder breaching terms or not understanding the insurance […]

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The Basics of the Unfair Trade Practices Act

August 6th, 2019|Insurance Bad Faith|

When a business uses unfair or deceptive means to sell you something, or to profit unfairly from your business it is not just an inconvenience: it may actually be a violation of law. Such misleading business practices, often referred to as unfair trade practices, can be especially harmful when they are performed by insurance companies acting in bad faith. If you have been a victim of unfair trade practices, though, you should know that there are laws in place to protect your rights.

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Do I Need to See a Doctor after a Car Accident Even If I Don’t Feel Hurt?

July 23rd, 2019|Car Accidents|

If you have come out of a car accident “scratchless,” you may not feel the need to visit a doctor. If you do not […]

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What Do I Do After a Car Accident That Wasn’t My Fault?

July 2nd, 2019|Car Accidents|

Car accidents are common occurrences, and distracted drivers, poor road signage, dangerous driving conditions, or reckless driving may lead to your involvement in a […]

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How to Respond When Your Insurance Company Denies Your Claim

June 25th, 2019|Insurance Claim Denied|

Insurance is a contract between two parties, each with responsibilities. As the insured, you are responsible for paying insurance premiums as agreed, while your insurer is responsible for honoring the terms of your policy when a legitimate claim is made. Unfortunately, this is not always what happens when you file a claim with an insurance company.

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What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?

June 11th, 2019|Injured on the job|

An injury at work can cause a lot of complications: unexpected medical bills, the need to take time off work, even a permanent inability to do your job. If you have suffered a work-related injury, you should know that you are entitled to compensation for your injuries. That compensation is often paid by workers’ compensation insurance.

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What to Do If Your Car Accident Injuries Are Preventing You From Working

May 21st, 2019|Car Accidents|

The aftermath of a car accident can be devastating, especially if you sustain injuries that prevent you from working. With the cost of medical expenses piled on top of your other financial obligations, losing your paycheck for any amount of time can put you in a difficult position. However, a South Dakota car accident attorney can make your recovery easier by helping you through the process of reaching a settlement after a car accident. Here are some of the things that you can expect when you are trying to receive compensation for lost income after a car accident.

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Why You Need a Car Accident Attorney Even for the Smallest Collisions

May 7th, 2019|Car Accidents|

Car accidents are common, but when you are involved in one, you may not know exactly what to do next. In the confusion after an accident, it is easy to make mistakes that could affect the amount of a claim you file later. Even a fender bender can cause significant headaches in the form of property damage and a potentially lengthy claims process.  If you have been involved in a car accident and are thinking of handling it on your own, keep reading to learn more about what you should do after an accident, and why a seasoned South Dakota attorney can help you.

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