With summer in full swing and the current difficulties of being indoors, many of us are eager to spend more time outside. But getting out for a stroll is becoming an increasingly risky past-time. So risky in fact that the number of pedestrians killed in traffic has risen sharply, hitting an alarming three-decade high. 6,283 pedestrians were killed and around 137,000 injured in 2018.

Just as COVID has advanced telemedicine to where it has now been approved by Medicare and thereby nearly all private health insurance under the President’s 1135 waiver authority and the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, our legal authority to work remotely has also been advanced due to the Judicial Council of California’s response to COVID.

All week at 2pm EST Weekly TBI Med Legal Webinars, week 9 featuring Matt Morgan & Keith Mitnik’s TBI School, Bob Simon Depos, Debbie Chang Storytelling, and Joe Fried’s Trucking Masterclass

On Friday, May 22nd from 2-3pm EDT Join attorney Daniel Del Rio and Dr. Doug Ables as they discuss Real-world trials and tribulations of successfully managing your practice from a seasoned trial attorney. Also, firsthand experience from an orthopedic doctor who contracted COVID and recovered and the protective measures his team implemented to ensure patient safety.

On Tuesday, May 19th from 2-3:15pm EDT Join Trial Structure for a dive into opening statements

Trial Structure Consultants Brett Turnbull, Alejandro Blanco, Ilya Lerma, and Charles Bennett breakdown Brett Turnbull’s opening statement in his $25M verdict against Nissan. Video footage of Brett’s actual opening provided by Courtroom View Network.

TOMORROW!
John Morgan, Mark Lanier, Keith Mitnik, Nick Rowley, Deborah Chang, Brian Panish and Lisa Blue…The greatest legal minds of our time…on one stage…2 hours, to answer all your questions. Moderated by Gary Dordick. NO RECORDING, NO REPLAY – DON’T MISS IT!

Join Texas Watch for a virtual trivia night! Grab your friends and form a team to support safety, justice, and accountability!

What is Quantitative Pupillometry?

It’s a quick, noninvasive, method of analyzing changes in pupil size that may indicate signs of brain injury much quicker, and less costly, than other methods – it may become a handy tool for helping to determine if your clients have also sustained a TBI even if there are no obvious signs of a brain injury.

QP is becoming more common and only takes approximately 2 minutes to administer.

Medical Funding is provided by a medical funding company that may purchase medical bills, often associated with a plaintiff involved in a personal injury case, from a medical provider at an agreed upon rate.

Otherwise, what is an attorney to do if their uninsured or underinsured plaintiff needs medical help, but they are not able to find a medical provider who will accept a medical lien to provide the needed services?

What is Medical Funding?

In its simplest form, medical funding is a service that is offered by a medical funding company where medical bills associated with a personal injury case can be purchased from a medical provider who may not want to hold a lien and have to wait for a legal case to settle before they are paid.

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