One question that I often get from clients is whether they should use their health insurance to pay for accident-related treatment. Whether you have a private or public health plan, the answer is always yes. But why? Using your health insurance means that you receive the benefit of contractual adjustments. A contractual adjustment is an amount … Continue reading Should you use your health insurance to pay for accident-related treatment?
Drivers, traffic, and accidents are on the rise in Virginia. According to the latest data gathered by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, over 125,000 crashes occurred in Virginia during calendar year 2015. Over half of these crashes resulted in persons sustaining personal injuries, which is an increase of 2.6% from the prior year. Over … Continue reading 4 important steps to take after being involved in an accident
The attorneys at the law firm of Cannella & O'Neal, have decades of combined legal experience that is employed everyday using a 10 step process to bring justice to injured persons in the most powerful and efficient way possible. Here are the steps: INTAKE —When you call in for free advice you will speak directly … Continue reading 10 step process for handling your personal injury case
By Christopher J. Pitera Under Va. Code § 8.01-66.9, whenever a person sustains personal injuries and receives treatment in any hospital operated by the Commonwealth, the Commonwealth shall have a lien for the total amount due for services rendered on the claim of such injured person against the person who allegedly caused such injuries. The … Continue reading 4 Tips to Follow When Requesting a Medical Lien Reduction from the Va. Attorney General’s Office