Month: June 2018

Understanding the Impact of Untimely Payment in Insurance Bad Faith Cases

Published on June 25, 2018, by Matthew Sharp

Insurance Bad Faith

When delayed claim payments are the result of bad faith conduct by insurance companies, the insurer can be held liable for significant damages. Bad Faith Insurance Claims Bad faith conduct may result in legal action against insurance companies that delay or deny claims when liability is clear. The specifics of insurance policies differ between states and insurers, but all insurers have a legal obligation to abide by the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing. Bad faith insurance cases represent intentional dishonesty on the part of the [...]
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When Calls for Help Go Unanswered

Published on June 20, 2018, by Matthew Sharp

Nursing Home Abuse

In nursing homes, unanswered calls for help by staff and caretakers can mean the difference between life and death for elderly patients. Unanswered Calls For Help Can be Fatal Nursing home call systems provide a lifeline for elderly patients who require assistance. When calls go unanswered by medical staff, patients can suffer serious injuries, even death. All nursing home facilities are required to have a call system with a two-way intercom between the nurse’s station and the patient’s bed. When the patient activates the call button, a light [...]
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Safety Issues Are Raised as Driverless Flying Taxis Prepare for Takeoff [infographic]

Published on June 6, 2018, by Matthew Sharp

Infographic, Personal Injury

Many companies have already started developing self-driving air taxis, but safety issues and concerns about the dangers these vehicles pose to passengers, people in buildings, pedestrians, motor vehicles, and commercial aircraft continue to be raised. (Article continues below infographic) ______ The Future of Driverless Air Taxis Autonomous air taxis are currently under development, but safety concerns for people and the impact these vehicles will have on traffic patterns continue to pose issues. Propelled by advanced technology, eager investors, and frustrated drivers stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic every day, fleets [...]
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