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Jeena R. Belil

Jeena Belil’s Legal Guides

11 total


  • New York State No Fault Disputes: Arbitrate or Litigate?

    First things first: Statute of Limitations The time to file a valid No Fault coverage dispute is generally six years from the date the denial was issued by the carrier. This date can be found on th

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  • What to Do if You Have Been Involved in a Fatal Car Accident in New York

    Stay at the accident scene Although you may feel panicked and fearful, you must stay at the accident scene. If you leave the scene of the accident, you may be charged with criminal and civil penalti

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  • Can an illegal alien legally file a personal injury lawsuit?

    Even if you are undocumented, you can file a lawsuit for personal injuries in New York In a 2005 decision out of Nassau County Supreme Court Judge Ira B. Warshawsky allowed not only for illegal alien

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  • Practical Safety Tips for Snowy-Weather Driving

    During a snow storm, frequently remove snow from your car It's much easier to go out a few times during a storm and wipe accumulating snow away then to wait until all of the snow has fallen. You will

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  • Basic Car Accident Insurance Definitions

    BODILY INJURY LIABILITY (BI) Covers other people's bodily injuries or death for which you are responsible. It also provides for a legal defense if another party in the accident files a lawsuit agains

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  • Your Rights when Requested for an Examination Under Oath

    You Have Been Notified Either by the Insurance Company or Its Attorneys Read the contents of the request very carefully. Your carrier should explain under what portion of the insurance policy under

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  • What Records Do I Need for an Action against a Nursing Home?

    Nursing Home Records/Chart Federal and State Law mandate that a nursing home facility must maintain clinical records on each patient and must give access to records within 24 hours of the request. A

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  • How do I know I have a claim for Uninsured Motorist Benefits under my Insurance Policy?

    The offending vehicle is uninsured This may seem pretty obvious, but there are things to look out for. Check the police report. Is an insurance code listed? Was the offending vehicle's owner tick

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  • What to Say and What Not to Say in Speaking with an Insurance Adjuster or Investigator

    What to Do/Say: Write down the name of the adjuster your are speaking with and the claim number they have assigned to your case. Provide your full name, address and telephone number. Take notes of t

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  • How to Order a Certified Police Report in Suffolk County, New York

    Order a Report by Mail This is the slow way of doing it, but if you are too far from the Central Records Section in Yaphank, you can download the request for public record here http://www.co.suffolk.

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