Saturday, January 23, 2010
This is another in the Newly Lawyered, not yet Liquored YouTube video theme to try and get the legal profession to lighten up a bit and either laugh, or cry. You'll be a better attorney if you actually have a real sense of humor.
Monday, January 11, 2010
I had no idea I was such an ignorant person, but several anonymous JD's forum posters have basically said such. When I was in high school a long while ago, I scored the second highest score in the social studies aspect of the ACT TEST for my entire high school class of over 600.
I find it fascinating that the one area that I probably excel in most scholastically that relates to social interaction also results in my being labeled a dumb dumb when it comes to "the law". Anyways, since I am a dumb dumb, I need to find a dumb attorney.
The qualifications for being a dumb attorney include caring less about the monetary value of the case and moreso about the possibility of setting not one, but two precedents, both of which will help protect the elderly and more fairly represent them when they are involved in automobile accidents.
The case does not need overly complex research. It just needs to be argued in front of a jury and a good result should happen. I am running out of time however. The insurance company can be made to look foolish in court, and have already more than doubled their original offer, yet I am still having difficulty finding a dumb lawyer to work with a dumb dumb such as myself.
Thursday, January 7, 2010
Purpose of the Case:
Establish that the Elderly should not be forced into a one size fits all ages treatment paradigm for injuries suffered during a traffic accident.
Since the elderly cannot realistically expect the same type of treatment result as someone half their age, their settlement offers should not be based primarily on how many times they go for treatments since the treatments may prove to be less therapeutic.
Add civility language to existing insurance policies (does not have to be enforceable by the insurance companies) to reinforce the message that policy holders remain civil towards one another when exchanging insurance information after an incident.
This is a no brainer. It costs the insurance companies virtually nothing to implement this notice to their policy holders, yet they refuse to do it.
Desired Result of specific Case:
Compensate for two subsequent T.I.A's that occurred after the accident.
Compensate for actual neck injury
Compensate for gross indifference to request that insurance policies include wording to act civilly towards others when exchanging insurance information.
Eradicate the age discriminating practice of forcing the elderly to go to as many physical therapy treatments as someone half their age.
When insurance companies won't even take the simplest of actions to help protect their elderly policy holders, they must be held accountable.