Pedestrian deaths have jumped in recent years, up 46 percent between 2009 and 2016. You can take action and get help through a wrongful death lawsuit claim if your loved one was killed in an accident. … [Read more...] about Why Pedestrian Deaths Are at a 28-Year High and What You Can Do If You Lost a Loved One
If you have been in a car accident and were hurt because of someone's actions, you may be hit with all sorts of costs. In addition to the pain from your injuries and the damage to your vehicle, you will have the bills for medical treatment and the necessary time off work. … [Read more...] about Uninsured vs. Underinsured: What’s the Difference?
Pedestrian deaths from car accidents have reached a 25-year high. As the rate of other traffic fatalities falls, the number of pedestrians struck and killed by motorists is higher than ever. When a pedestrian is hurt or killed, insurance may be available to help offset resulting financial losses. … [Read more...] about Insurance Money Available for Loved Ones of Pedestrians Hit by Vehicles
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. … [Read more...] about Were Your Crops Damaged by Dicamba? Here Are Your Legal Options
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 want to contact a South Dakota insurance bad faith attorney for help. Once you buy an insurance policy, you have a contract with the insurance company. Even if the contract does not state it explicitly, because of court decisions going … [Read more...] about Common Signs of Insurance Bad Faith
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 Board is charged with protecting the health and welfare of South Dakota citizens by assuring that only qualified physicians and other health care professionals are licensed to practice in the state. Board members oversee the processes of both … [Read more...] about Governor Daugaard Appoints Turbak Berry to Medical Board
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Homeowners insurance should provide a welcomed safety net in the event of a crisis. When the unexpected happens, you should be able to rely on your insurer for support as you rebuild. Unfortunately, many people contact lawyers describing how homeowners’ insurance denied their claim, wondering why it happened. … [Read more...] about 5 Common Reasons Why Your Homeowners’ Insurance Claim May Have Been Denied
After a car accident, bills pile up quickly. Depending on the severity of the crash, you may face medical costs, time off work and replacing your vehicle. It is tempting to arrange a car accident lawsuit settlement as soon as possible, but a rushed resolution can result in less than you deserve. Insurance companies review several criteria to decide how much to offer, but the final number may … [Read more...] about How Does Insurance Calculate Car Accident Settlements?
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 … [Read more...] about What if My Employer Asks Me to Use My Personal Insurance for a Workplace Injury?