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Here are some other questions and answers about Virginia medical malpractice claims.
Over the years, we have heard repeatedly:
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Accident and malpractice victims are beginning to realize that it's ridiculous to think that insurance companies, especially in tough economic times, are going to treat you fairly on their own. Its also foolhardy to think that all lawyers are the same or that "call us quick, no fee if no recovery" is a good reason to choose an attorney.
Virginia consumers have come to understand that most lawyer advertising is bad for consumers. Bad, because most lawyer ads don't provide any really USEFUL information. I blame the bar associations who seem to want lawyers to not advertise at all and I blame those lawyers who play the "your pain is my gain" game. Shame on your both!
The insurance companies would love for you to give them a recorded statement; sign their medical authorization; and accept their offer to let them "pay you a little something for pain and suffering" before you know what your rights are.
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You've seen it in the news and you've seen it in your paychecks. Not only are insurance companies increasing their premiums and deductibles while shrinking their liability coverage, they're also expending vast sums of money to tilt the scales of law and justice in their favor. Insurance companies are spending millions of dollars to save many more millions by curbing the legal ability of medical malpractice, personal injury, and insurance victims to recover fair and just compensation in a court of law.
Insurance companies have already made substantial "progress" in influencing the legal system. In Virginia, for instance, insurance companies have made certain that the maximum recovery for a malpractice victim, no matter how severe his condition, is "capped". Many victims of medical malpractice may never be able to work again and may face ongoing medical bills that have spiraled into many millions of dollars, yet the law arbitrarily limits medical malpractice awards.
In addition to constantly working to set tighter limits on verdicts in medical malpractice and personal injury cases, insurance companies make sure that the legal processes involved in these cases are lengthy, intrusive and as costly as possible for you. Insurance companies have no qualms about denying responsibility in even the most outrageous cases that often result in lifelong pain, suffering and loss for the victim and their family. Insurance companies hope that by making the process difficult, you will decide to not pursue your claim. They also hope that you will not find a competent, experienced, trial attorney to handle your claim.
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