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past medical records

When Insurance Companies Demand Past Medical Records

Question: How far back can an insurance company go in requesting past medical records?  I had a car accident and herniated a disc.  The claims adjuster sent a form telling me to sign letting them get medical records going back 15 years.  Can insurance companies demand medical records going back […]

Old Latin legal terms

Latin Legal Terms. Legalese and Plain English

Law schools teach the new generation of lawyers to write clearly in contrast to old muddled legalese, but even now, Latin legal terms persist. Despite attempts to use plain English some older Latin words and phrases simply won’t go away. Certain Latin terminology finds itself deeply embedded in legal culture. […]

Bankruptcy filings

Bankruptcy Filings: Penney’s, Pandemic & Personal Filings

2020 has been a year marked by trauma, virus, political upheaval and bankruptcy filings. For years the ease of online shopping gained enormous popularity. How easy is it to simply search, click and buy as opposed to getting in the car, fighting traffic and dealing with the hassle of parking, […]

The Dark Side of Insurance

The Dark Side of Insurance

Deep down in the dark side of insurance lurks a story about one major insurance company. First of all, it defied court orders for 10 years refusing to disclose details on how it handles claims. Held in contempt of court, Allstate fought court orders requiring disclosure of their relationship with […]

People don't know how to drive in a rotary

How To Drive in a Rotary

Crazy as it sounds, lots of people don’t know how to drive in a rotary. Common sense and experience tell us to yield to traffic already in the rotary, wait for a safe opening and then proceed. Simple, right? It’s not a game of chicken. Unfortunately rotaries provoke heated controversy.  […]

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How Can Government Suspend Constitutional Rights?

What does it take to suspend Constitutional rights? It’s hard to imagine anyone who seriously thinks it’s OK to simply tear up the Constitution. At the same time most reasonable people agree something had to be done to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Dictators face little trouble ordering […]

Fatal Accident Statistics

Less Traffic – More Fatal Accidents

With less traffic on the roads, more fatal accidents? What? When traffic volume goes down on the roads, you’d think the number of car accidents would also go down. Unfortunately, that common-sense thought proved wrong. While the amount of traffic went down due to “stay-at-home” orders during the height of […]

Courts After Covid-19

U.S. Legal System After Covid-19

The U.S. legal system after Covid-19 may or may not look like it did before the pandemic. What changes will people in need of legal services see after the shut-down? The “new normal” for the legal system may bring fundamental change. Then again, after unprecedented shut-down measures, long range permanent […]

filing bankruptcy after covid-19

Bankruptcy After Covid-19

In the midst of Covid-19, Congress passed a relief package which included changes to bankruptcy law after Covid-19. Most attention to the federal government’s corona virus bill focused on stimulus payments.  People looked for help to those unemployed by the pandemic. Unemployment claims skyrocketed Congressional action gave relief to those […]

Massachusetts Courts and COVID-19 Update

Massachusetts Courts and COVID-19

All Massachusetts Courts now operate under severe restrictions to normal operations in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19.  The near shut down follows an April 1, 2020 order by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.  The “SJC” represents the top court in the Commonwealth. The SJC cites urgent public […]



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