Highlights of the May 2014 Contra Costa Lawyer edition include insurance articles on structured settlements, personal injury claims, health care insurance and more.
In this issue, the Contra Costa Lawyer takes a look at insurance, including structured settlements, personal injury claims and health care insurance.
There are high-quality programs being held by our Bar Association every week. If you are not reading our weekly emails or checking our calendar regularly, you are missing out.
The structured settlement has many advantages and few disadvantages. The biggest advantage for the lawyer is that it postpones paying taxes.
A timely filing of a lawsuit against the appropriate defendant requires compliance with applicable law.
Business associates should not broadly assume responsibility for HIPAA compliance without understanding the obligations and risks involved.
The changes this year relate to plan design, networks, mandated benefits and how premiums are determined. Be prepared, because 2014 compliant plans will replace non-grandfathered plans at the annual renewal.
Choosing the right policy is the most essential ingredient in ensuring coverage. Risks abound in such an endeavor because predicting what your circumstances will be in five, 10 or 20 years in the future is difficult.
Callers understand that we are performing a service for their benefit without expectation of remuneration. Not only is this a good turn for the public, it enhances the reputation of our profession.
In March 2014, Craig Nevin, president of the CCSLS Board of Directors, announced staff attorney Verna Haas as the new executive director.
Litigation funders also argue that they are like insurance companies, but insurance companies are highly regulated, and funders are not regulated at all. Moreover, insurance companies don’t charge 40 percent a year.
Based loosely on the true story of Marta’s immigration to America from her native Hungary, Judge Flier’s group took the Inns meeting through every immigration option imaginable.
My best memory of Mark is how, without fail, every single client I sent to him for tax advice came back to me and told me how wonderful he was to work with. Mark was a lawyer of the old school.
Thank you to all our supporters in helping us exceed our $15,000 goal! Proceeds benefit the Hon. Patricia Herron and Hon. Ellen James Scholarship Fund.
Our annual Law Practice Management Program has been very well received by members and we are delighted to let you know about our 2014 programs.