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        Determining Value in Personal Injury Cases

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        Clifford W. Horwitz, a principal partner and lead trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s:

        Does using an attorney bring any value to my case?

        From Clifford Horwitz:

        You have to use an attorney. unless it’s a small claims case.

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        What Should I Expect from My Attorney?

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        Chicago's Top Injury Lawyers
        Jay R. Luchsinger, a partner and lead trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s:

        What should I expect from my attorney?

        Well, you should expect someone who works for you.

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        What Juries Do Not Know – The Truth About Insurance and Trial Lawyers

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        What Juries Do Not Know

        99% of trials in personal injury cases are about insurance.  What juries do not know, is that the true battle is between the injured individual and the insurance carrier who represents an individual or corporation who is being sued.  The jury is led to believe that the Defendant is an individual or a corporation, but the case is really about his insurance policy and the insurance company… and the droves of attorneys for the insurance company who will fight not to compensate fairly and pay what’s due.

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        How Much is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

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        Question:

        How much is my personal injury case worth?

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        Am I Responsible for My Mother’s Nursing Home Bills After Signing an Admission Form?

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        Question:

        My mother’s nursing home asked me to sign an admission form before admitting her. Am I responsible for the bills now?

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        Why 75% of Nursing Home Residents Fall: Unacceptable

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        Psychotropic Drugs: Families DO have a Say!

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        Question:

        My father has been receiving antidepressant medicine without my knowledge. I told them to stop it immediately because he’s been in such a fog, and the nurse said she would have to check with his physician. I’m my father’s power of attorney. Don’t I have a say in this?

        Gaining Access to a Resident’s Records

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        Question:

        You’ve mentioned the need to access a family member’s medical record in a nursing home several times, but my mother’s facility seems hesitant to allow it. Is there a law I can cite?

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        Evaluating Nursing Homes & Long-Term Care Facilities

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        Question:

        I went to the state’s website for information on nursing homes in my area for placement of my mother. The information on inspections is old. How do I get current information to compare facilities?

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        There’s Nothing Acceptable About Bed Sores

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        Question:

        Is it a ‘given’ that bedsores just come with the territory for nursing home patients?

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