Month: December 2018

5 Outrageous Reasons for Life Insurance Denial

Published on December 27, 2018, by Matthew Sharp

Insurance Bad Faith

Insurance companies use many excuses as reasons for life insurance denial. Although some claims are legitimate, insurers often convince beneficiaries that a valid claim is denied for valid reasons. If you were a victim of a denied life insurance claim, it’s important to contact an attorney specialized in life insurance claims to help you with your case. What are the Reasons for Life Insurance Denial? After a person dies and a beneficiary files a life insurance claim, the claim can be paid, delayed, or denied. If the claim [...]
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What You Need to Know About Financial Exploitation in Nursing Homes

Published on December 17, 2018, by Matthew Sharp

Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home caregivers, family, and friends often exploit the elderly by taking money, credit cards, personal possessions, and property without consent. When nursing home residents are victims of financial exploitation, they can lose their financial security and are placed at risk of involuntary discharge from the facility for nonpayment. Financial Exploitation of Elderly Adults Financial exploitation is the most common form of elder abuse, impacting at least 5 million elderly people in the United States annually. Elderly adults lose billions of dollars each year to people who prey [...]
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What’s In Your Drinking Water Nevada?

Published on December 12, 2018, by Matthew Sharp

Personal Injury

State health officials and researchers found 88 different contaminants including lead, arsenic, uranium and coliform bacteria in Nevada’s drinking water supply, and 14 substances were detected at levels above recommended EPA safety limits. Contaminated Drinking Water in Nevada A recent report in USA Today shows that 23 Nevada public water systems are not compliant with safety standards for contaminants. Public records from the Nevada Department of Environmental Protection show that three state public water systems exceed recommended safety levels for contaminants including lead, uranium, arsenic, and coliform bacteria. [...]
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Matthew Sharp Presents Little Valley Fire Argument to Nevada Supreme Court

Published on December 9, 2018, by Matthew Sharp

Civil Litigation, News

After lower courts determined that the Nevada Division of Forestry was guilty of gross negligence in the Little Valley Fire the case has made it’s way to the Supreme Court of Nevada. On November 6, 2018 Matthew Sharp, representing victims of the fire, presented his argument to the court. Sharp argued the court should not entertain a writ, pointing out the evidence presented at the lower court is not available to the Supreme Court. Without the benefit of the complete record, Sharp reasoned, the case should be remanded for [...]
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Why U.S. Children and Teens Are Dying at Alarming Rates [infographic]

Published on December 7, 2018, by Matthew Sharp

Car Accident, Infographic

Motor vehicle accidents, drug overdoses, homicides, and suicides are killing children and teenagers in America at alarming rates. (Article continues below infographic) ______ Is America a Safe Place for Kids? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the death rate for children and teenagers in the United States has increased by 12 percent since 2013. Death certificates for children and teens between 10 and 19 years of age are 33 fatalities for every 100,000 children. CDC records show that children and teens in the U.S. [...]
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