Emotional distress following a car accident can manifest in many ways. Some people experience a fear of vehicles, recurring nightmares about the accident that prohibit normal sleep, constant anxiety stemming from the accident, or depression as a result of injuries sustained. If you have been injured in a car accident in South Dakota, then you may qualify to be compensated for emotional distress … [Read more...] about How Compensation for Emotional Distress After a Car Accident is Determined
Insurance companies are required by law to fulfill their contractual obligations to policyholders, which is referred to as acting in good faith. In other words, you buy an insurance policy and pay the premiums with the understanding that if you are owed a benefit under that policy, the insurance company will act responsibly to investigate your claim and pay you what you are owed. … [Read more...] about Signs Your Insurance Company May be Using Intrusive or Demeaning Investigation Methods
Perhaps you have filed a claim with your insurance company and have received no response. Or maybe your insurance company has denied a claim for a benefit to which you are entitled under the terms of your policy. If you are being treated unfairly by an insurance company, it may be time to file a complaint with the South Dakota Division of Insurance. … [Read more...] about Filing Complaints with the South Dakota Division of Insurance
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] When it comes to automobile insurance, determining how much coverage you need may seem confusing. Your state likely has a minimum requirement for liability coverage, but this does not guarantee that amount is enough in case of an accident. … [Read more...] about How Much Liability Coverage is Enough?
A car accident is unpredictable, and it may feel overwhelming or confusing to figure out what to do after one occurs. The following guide will help answer all of your questions about what to do after a car accident, including whether you need a lawyer and what information your lawyer will need. … [Read more...] about Here’s What Information Your Lawyer Needs After a Car Accident
Imagine you are involved in a car accident, are injured, and are experiencing pain as a result. You know you need medical treatment, but have no money and don’t know how to get help paying for your medical bills. You start to think that since the other driver was at fault, you shouldn't have to worry because his or her insurance will have to pay for your medical treatment. … [Read more...] about Need Help Paying Your Medical Bills? Here’s What You Can Do
If you have been in an accident and are looking for a South Dakota personal injury attorney, you may wonder about the kinds of compensation you are entitled to. You may be aware that if you have been injured by someone else's negligence, you can receive compensation for things like pain and suffering, but you may not know how that process works. It’s more comprehensive than you think. … [Read more...] about How Are Personal Injury Damages Determined?
Every day in the United States, 153 people die from injuries that include a traumatic brain injury (TBI). From 2006–2013, the Centers for Disease Control reported that TBI-related visits to the emergency room increased by 47%. Despite the significant percentage increase, TBI’s often go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. … [Read more...] about Brain Injuries: What They Are and Why They Go Undiagnosed
With hailstorms, fires, floods, and other natural disasters growing rampant, it’s wise to have homeowners insurance—in fact, it’s a must! So, you dot all of your i’s and cross all of your t’s, pay all of your premiums, talk with all of the people, and fill out all of that paperwork. … [Read more...] about Our Best Advice for Homeowners Insurance Claims
As a policyholder, you have the right to expect that your insurance company will treat you fairly. That means getting prompt and respectful attention when you submit a claim. … [Read more...] about What does it Mean that Insurance Companies have a Legal Duty to Act in Good Faith?