Mark David Brynteson’s Guides

Mark David Brynteson

Belvidere Personal Injury Lawyer.

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  1. The Insurance Adjuster: Your Best Friend Forever-Not

    Written by attorney Mark Brynteson, about 1 year ago.

    After youre in an accident, the insurance adjuster calls to find out how youre doing. You are relieved because a friendly, sympathetic voice on the other end of the phone wants to help. Watch out, the adjuster is the enemy, a wolf in sheeps clothing. This is part of the insuran...

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  2. Should You Sign the Medical Authorization?

    Written by attorney Mark Brynteson, about 1 year ago.

    ABSOLUTELY NOT. Do not sign any insurance company documents. You need to request your medical records from the health care providers (doctors and hospitals) that treated you for any injuries you sustained in the accident. You also need to be the one that sends these records to t...

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  3. WHAT MUST YOU PROVE TO WIN YOUR CASE?

    Written by attorney Mark Brynteson, over 1 year ago.

    Just because you were hurt doesn't mean that you are entitled to money. You must prove that someone else was negligent or careless and that it was their negligence or carelessness that caused your injury. If you fail to do this, you lose. If you sue the wrong person, you lose. I...

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  4. The Insurance Company's Public Relations War On Innocent Injury Victims

    Written by attorney Mark Brynteson, over 1 year ago.

    Insurance companies declared war on personal injury victims in the 1950s. They launched a blistering, often misleading public relations campaign against innocent injury victims. Many ads were specifically designed to inflame anti-lawsuit sentiment by intentionally mischaracterizi...

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  5. DECEITFUL INSURANCE COMPANY TACTICS

    Written by attorney Mark Brynteson, over 1 year ago.

    Insurance companies are wolves in sheeps clothing; they are the real ambulance chasers. Insurers prey on injured victims immediately after they are hurt, when they are at their most vulnerable, and before they have a chance to talk to a lawyer. For years, one major insurance comp...

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  6. KNOWLEDGE IS A POWERFUL WEAPON

    Written by attorney Mark Brynteson, over 1 year ago.

    Even if you do not need an attorney to represent you in your injury case, no one, including you, should settle a claim without understanding the system. There are many trap doors that an injured person must deal with during the settlement process. Insurance adjusters are highly t...

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  7. RESEARCH SHOWS THAT AMERICA DOESN’T HAVE A FRIVOLOUS LAWSUIT PROBLEM

    Written by attorney Mark Brynteson, over 1 year ago.

    The Rand Institute for Civil Justice, one of the most respected legal research groups in America, found that only 10% percent of injured people seek compensation, and just 2% file lawsuits. The Rand Institute also discovered that since 1991, tort cases make up a mere 6% of all la...

  8. THE INSURANCE ADJUSTER: YOUR BEST FRIEND FOREVER-NOT

    Written by attorney Mark Brynteson, over 1 year ago.

    After youre in an accident, the insurance adjuster calls to find out how youre doing. You are relieved because a friendly, sympathetic voice on the other end of the phone wants to help. Watch out, the adjuster is the enemy, a wolf in sheeps clothing. This is part of an insurance ...

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  9. Understanding Slip & Fall Cases

    Written by attorney Mark Brynteson, over 1 year ago.

    There are two key questions that must be answered in every slip and fall case in Illinois. These questions determine whether the plaintiff can prevail in his case and what proof must be offered. They are: What made you fall? How did that get there and how long was it there? Re...

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  10. What is a Personal Injury Claim?

    Written by attorney Mark Brynteson, over 1 year ago.

    A personal injury claim means any incident where a person has been injured due to someone else's carelessness (negligence = carelessness). The list of potentially negligent or careless acts that can cause a personal injury could fill a book. Some common sources of personal inju...

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