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 … [Read more...] about What to Do If Your Car Accident Injuries Are Preventing You From Working
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 … [Read more...] about Why You Need a Car Accident Attorney Even for the Smallest Collisions
The vast majority of individuals have an insurance policy to protect their assets, their health, and even their own lives. But what happens if your insurance company unexpectedly cancels your policy in bad faith? Luckily, you do not have to face the insurance company on your own—if your provider suddenly ceases your coverage, contact the South Dakota insurance bad faith attorneys at Turbak Law for … [Read more...] about What to Do If Your Insurance Company Cancels Your Policy
As a legal term, personal injury refers to a situation in which you have been injured or harmed in some way and another person is legally responsible for that injury or harm, regardless of whether the other person’s behavior was negligent, reckless, or intentional. … [Read more...] about What Injuries Are Considered Personal Injuries?
Car accidents happen daily. When you are involved in one, it can be difficult to know what to do. This article will help you better understand what to do following your accident and how to move forward. … [Read more...] about Our Most Frequently Asked Questions about Car Accidents
Subrogation claims are common in the world of insurance, but you may never have heard about them, or know how they might affect you. Read on to find out what subrogation is, how it relates to your insurance, and why it matters, particularly if you are involved in a personal injury case. … [Read more...] about Subrogation Claims Defined and Explained
Between insurance dealings, disagreements about who was at fault, and a variety of rules and procedures that have to be followed, navigating the aftermath of a car accident alone can be overwhelming. It is not uncommon, if all parties agree on the details of the accident and if the insurance company acts accordingly and fairly, then you may think that you do not need an attorney. Unfortunately, … [Read more...] about How Long After a Car Accident Do You Have to Get a Lawyer?
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