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Increasing Claim Value on Neck Injury Cases video

Increasing Claim Value on Neck Injury Cases video
Many personal injury practices center on spinal soft-tissue injuries. Most lawyers do not view these as valuable cases, but other lawyers obtain six-figure settlements and verdicts on the same type of soft-tissue injury cases. What would happen to your practice if you could spot more serious injuries, and then obtain objective evidence proving that these cases are worth much more than a few thousand dollars?
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Dr. Arthur Croft Reviews David Ball on Damages and Reptile

Dr. Arthur Croft Reviews David Ball on Damages and Reptile
The following is an article by leading spinal injury researcher, Dr. Arthur Croft, on David Ball on Damages, and Reptile, and how these books impact physician's narrative reports in personal injury cases.
Medicolegal Gems: 7 Ways the Doctor's Report Can Favorably Influence the
Outcome. Are Your Reports in Sync?
Let me begin by saying that this is not a book report, nor am I recommending readers to go out and read law books. My intro here is merely to provide, as lawyers would say, foundation. Although few doctors would recognize the name, one of the most influential experts in the legal arena today is David Ball, Ph.D.
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Announcing a New Version of the Colossus Forms CD for Doctors

Announcing a New Version of the Colossus Forms CD for Doctors

A new version of our popular Colossus Forms CD for doctors is being released today. It is an update to one of Trial Guides' earliest products.

The majority of all auto insurers in the U.S. use computerized assessment software to determine bodily injury settlement offers. Most of them conceal its use or allege they no longer use the software. The most widely used bodily injury claim software is called Colossus, but there are others regularly used by large insurers including Liability Navigator, and ClaimIQ. Colossus and other bodily...

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Trial Guides Intensive Motor Vehicle Case CLE

Trial Guides Intensive Motor Vehicle Case CLE
Recent statistics from the insurance industry show that 80% of all motor vehicle claims settle at $5,000 or less, 90% settle for $15,000 or less, and that less than 1% settle for $100,000 or more.(1)

Trial Guides believes these case values do not reflect a true state of the severity of crash injuries, but instead a failure by attorneys to fully understand the claim process and the injuries involved in these collisions. We believe it's time to face claim underpayments head on. So, as the nation's leading publishing company for plaintiff's lawyers, we asked ourselves this question. How can we radically change the way personal injury lawyers handle motor vehicle cases with one CLE?
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New Motor Vehicle Collision CLE for Lawyers and Doctors

New Motor Vehicle Collision CLE for Lawyers and Doctors

We are pleased to present an intensive two-day seminar on handling motor vehicle cases with Dr. Aaron DeShaw, Esq.  DeShaw is the author of the authoritative text on Colossus, the computer program used by most auto insurance companies to evaluate bodily injury claims. He has individually, and in cooperation with other law firms, obtained settlements and verdicts for clients of over $400 million. DeShaw rarely lectures, and this intensive seminar is his first in four years.

DeShaw will discuss how to handle your motor vehicle cases in a way that will obtain the best possible outcomes in settlement negotiations, and in trial. He will discuss how claims are segmented at major auto insurers into five types of claims, and how to best handle each of these types of claims.

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Chiropractic Economics: Aaron DeShaw's Article on Bill Review Software in Personal Injury Cases

Chiropractic Economics: Aaron DeShaw's Article on Bill Review Software in Personal Injury Cases

Article in Chiropractic Economics:

An Excerpt from Billing and Procedure Denials: What Every Physician Needs to Know, by Dr. Aaron DeShaw, Esq.

"Have you ever played a game without knowing the rules? It’s difficult to win. Over the last 10 years, chiropractors have been playing a “game” with personal-injury insurers without knowing the rules.

Sometimes they win and get paid for their personal-injury (PI) and healthcare claims; sometimes they lose.

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Chiropractic Economics Reviews Colossus: What Every Physician Needs to Know

Chiropractic Economics Reviews Colossus: What Every Physician Needs to Know

Book Review by Chiropractic Economics:

Colossus: What Every Physician Needs to Know
by Aaron DeShaw, DC, JD. Loose leaf, 465 pages.

According to the author, approximately 70 percent of auto injuries are evaluated by computer assessment software. The best known assessment software is known as Colossus.

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Colossus Physician Forms CD Now Available

Colossus Physician Forms CD Now Available

A new physician forms CD is released today, to supplement the new edition of Colossus: What Every Physician Needs to Know.

Approximately 70 percent of all auto insurers in the U.S. use bodily injury assessment software to determine claim value. Most of them conceal its use. The most widely used bodily injury claim software is called Colossus, but there are others also used by large insurers including Claims Outcome Advisor.  Bodily injury assessment programs require specific information in order to generate claim value in a patient’s case.  And often they use different terminology from treating doctors.  The difference in terminology between health care professionals and the insurance industry can result in improperly low settlement offers to injured people.

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Colossus: What Every Physician Needs to Know - Updated Version Available

Colossus: What Every Physician Needs to Know - Updated Version Available

Colossus: What Every Physician Needs to Know is the definitive resource for doctors who handle personal injury cases on the insurance claims process involving their patients.  

The book provides physicians clear guidance on dealing with personal injury cases that will be analyzed by claims assessment software including Colossus.

Presently, nearly 70% of auto accident cases in the U.S. are evaluated by claims assessment software. The book provides physicians an insider’s view of the medical and legal defects in the programs used by 16 of the Top 20 auto insurance companies in the US.

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