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Answer

Answer

Defendants file a formal answer to the complaint, which serves to notify the plaintiff...

Craig Goldenfarb, Esq. August 10, 2020

Bad-Faith Claim

An assertion filed by an insured person against their insurance provider for unreasonably denying...

Craig Goldenfarb, Esq. August 10, 2020

Claim Adjuster

The liaison between the insured and the insurance company, responsible for investigating and overseeing...

Vivian Cummings August 18, 2020

Complaint

The plaintiff initiates a lawsuit by filing a complaint with the appropriate court. The...

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Contingency Fee

A sum of money that a lawyer receives as payment only if the case...

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Defendant

The plaintiff serves the complaint upon the defendant. The defendant is the party that...

Craig Goldenfarb, Esq. August 10, 2020

Demand Letter

A formal letter sent to the opposing party formally requesting some action from them...

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Deposition

Out-of-Court question and answer session under oath; testimony given under oath, recorded in an...

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Fault

An intentional or negligent failure to act reasonably, according to law, or according to...

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HIPAA Act

Acronym that stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act; a US law...

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Income

Money in place of the income one would usually make working; received by a...

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Insurance

A contractual relationship that exists when one party—the insurer—for a reoccurring fee (called a...

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Known Loss Rule

A rule stating that one may not obtain insurance coverage for a loss which...

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Letter of Protection

A letter sent by a personal injury lawyer to a healthcare professional that gives...

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Liability

Legal responsibility for one’s acts or omissions; an obligation one is bound to by...

Vivian Cummings August 18, 2020

Litigation

The process of taking legal action and/or filing a lawsuit.

Vivian Cummings August 18, 2020