You could have heard a pin drop. I was speaking to 100’s of lawyers at the January 2020 CAAA Convention about the legal requirements that Utilization Review companies must meet before they can issue valid denials of medical treatment requests. Judging by the comments afterward, there were big concerns from the defense bar about whether the paperwork masquerading as Utilization Review is even admissible as evidence. (more…)
If you are facing a criminal charge, no matter how minor, you should talk to a defense attorney to fully understand your case. A consultation with an experienced attorney will help you to understand the charges placed against you, the defenses available, what if any plea bargains may be offered to you, and what you should do if you are convicted.
Think back to one of your earliest experiences with an injury in a public place—elementary school. Remember the school nurse evaluating our scraped knee, banged up elbow, or even that broken bone? There was a comforting sense of urgency and thorough care. If the injury was serious enough, our parents would drop what they were doing at work, come get us and take us to the doctor, or even the emergency room. We learned that whatever it took, everyone would work together to make sure we got the care we needed. There was never any doubt in our minds that we would get the medical attention required. (more…)