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  • What is the Difference Between Mediation and Arbitration?

    What is Mediation? Mediation is a fancy word for a "settlement conference". The online legal dictionary Law.com defines mediation as "the attempt to settle a legal dispute through active participati

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  • The Auto Injury Claims Process in 10 Steps.

    Timing. First, how long it will take to try to settle your case depends largely on how you do in terms of your recovery. At the Tenge Law Firm, we don't like to submit a client's claim for a settle

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  • The 8 Keys To A Successful Injury Settlement.

    Clear Liability. If the facts, cause and fault of the accident are clearly known, and in your favor, you are likely to get a good settlement versus taking your case into litigation (i.e. filing a law

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  • A Primer on Medical Payments Insurance Coverage in Colorado.

    What is Medical Payments Coverage. Medical Payments insurance coverage, commonly referred to as "medpay", is additional auto insurance coverage which pays for you and your passenger's medical, hospit

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  • An Overview of Traumatic Brain Injury.

    A traumatic brain injury is an insult to the brain caused by an impact, acceleration/deceleration movement, internal damage or oxygen deprivation. Although not always obvious or even visible, a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have long term and permanent effects. The injured vi...

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  • Four Things to Do If You Have Been Injured on Someone's Property

    Get emergency medical care. The most important thing is always your health. Do not hesitate to seek emergency medical care right away. Some folks try to avoid seeking medical help because they are

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  • The 6 Ways Your Insurance Company Could be Acting in Bad Faith in Handling Your Auto Claim.

    Unfairly or improperly denying coverage. The first thing an insurance company does when you make a claim (or someone makes a claim against you) is determine whether the claim (or "loss") is covered u

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  • The 5 Factors Which Can Cause Your Auto Injury Case to Go to a Trial.

    Minimal property damage to the involved vehicles. Even though there really is no medical, scientific or physiological connection between "damage to the car" and "damage to the occupant", an injury cl

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  • Injured by a Driver without Proof of Insurance? Here Are Your Next Steps.

    Determine whether the other driver was indeed uninsured. You will want to verify the other driver was, in fact, uninsured at the time of the crash. Just because he failed to provide proof of insuranc

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  • Colorado's new law on subrogation claims.

    What is Subrogation? Subrogation is where the insurance company who paid health insurance benefits to you as a result of the care you received to treat your accident related injuries is able to seek

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