News — Settlement
Years of Experience Learned in Hours – A Review of Running with the Bulls
Tuesday, March 09, 2021
Settle Your Case with Advance Depositions
Sunday, March 07, 2021
With over 99% of civil legal cases settling before jury verdict, Trial Guides asked some of its authors to comment about how their book can be used not just in trial, but how to settle your case using their methods. An Interview with Paul Scoptur, co-author of Advanced Depositions: Strategy and Practice Obtaining Maximum Settlement Offers After Deposition By taking exceptional depositions, you get excellent settlements. A book on advanced depositions helps you get better settlement value on your case. Whether or not the case goes to trial, you have to do this anyway. You need to neutralize or take...
How Nick Rowley and Team Obtain 8 Figure Settlements
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Rick Friedman, Michael Haddad, and Julia Sherwin Obtain Record $8.3 Million Dollar Settlement
Monday, April 06, 2015
Nick Rowley on Settlement Using Trial by Human
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Increasing Claim Value on Neck Injury Cases video
Friday, March 01, 2013
State of the Law on Medicare Reimbursement Live Webinar CLE
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Announcing a Live Medicare CLE webinar featuring Matt Garretson of the Garretson Resolution Group.
Is your firm in compliance with Medicare? The MMSEA (The Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007) ensures that Medicare is the secondary payer on settlements involving Medicare eligible claimants.
Writing Demand Letters in Auto Cases Live Webinar CLE
Monday, October 01, 2012
Announcing a New Version of the Colossus Forms CD for Doctors
Friday, January 01, 2010
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...
Bloomberg Details Widespread Insurance Claim Denials and Delays
Saturday, September 29, 2007
The following article is published in Bloomberg Markets [Since removed from the internet] It provides one of the most comprehensive public media stories covering the serious problems in the insurance industry in America caused by programs of defense, delay and denial of claims.
The Insurance Hoax
By David Dietz and Darrell Preston
Julie Tunnell remembers standing in her debris-strewn driveway when the tall man in blue jeans approached. Her northern San Diego tudor-style home had been incinerated a week earlier in the largest wildfire in California history. The blaze in October and November 2003 swept across an area 19 times the size of Manhattan, destroying 2,232 homes and killing 15 people. Now came another blow.
Maximizing Auto Accident Settlement Offers
Friday, April 07, 2006
Nearly 70% of auto accident cases in the U.S. are evaluated by bodily injury claims assessment software. Now there is a guide that helps you and your clients - triggering thousands of "value drivers," and helping you ethically maximize settlement offers based upon the facts of your clients' cases. What lawyers do not realize is that most auto insurers are using computer programs to determine their settlement offers in personal injury cases. Medical timeline demand letters do not work because the computer systems are looking for very specific case facts or factors, which are then entered into the computer system, which...
Chiropractic Economics: Aaron DeShaw's Article on Bill Review Software in Personal Injury Cases
Saturday, September 03, 2005
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.
Nebraska Association of Trial Lawyers Publishes Excerpt of Aaron DeShaw Colossus Text
Tuesday, August 09, 2005
Chiropractic Economics Reviews Colossus: What Every Physician Needs to Know
Monday, August 08, 2005
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.
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Publishes Excerpt of Aaron DeShaw's Colossus Text
Monday, August 08, 2005
ATLA Motor Vehicle Collision Section publishes on Aaron DeShaw's Colossus Text
Sunday, August 07, 2005
Trial Briefs Publishes Excerpt on Aaron DeShaw's Colossus Text
Friday, August 05, 2005
The Gavel Publishes an Excerpt of Colossus: What Every Trial Lawyer Needs to Know
Thursday, August 04, 2005
The Verdict Publishes an Excerpt of Colossus: What Every Trial Lawyer Needs to Know
Tuesday, August 02, 2005
The Advocate publishes on Colossus: What Every Trial Lawyer Needs to Know
Monday, August 01, 2005
Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association Reviews Aaron DeShaw's Colossus Text
Monday, June 06, 2005
Montana Trial Lawyers Association Publishes on the Colossus Text
Sunday, June 05, 2005
The Idaho Trial Lawyers Association Journal publishes on Colossus Text
Wednesday, June 01, 2005
Trial Guides publishes "Procedure & Billing Denials: What Every Physician Needs to Know"
Tuesday, March 22, 2005
Trial Guides is proud to announce its new book Procedure & Billing Denials: What Every Physician Needs to Know by Dr. Aaron DeShaw, Esq.
The new book provides physicians & staff with the background necessary when dealing with a modern insurance company on a personal injury case. DeShaw describes procedures and codes frequently flagged by insurers, and insurance medical bill review software. The book also discusses coding methods and procedures which are flagged for audits, or rejected. DeShaw further discusses modern necessity for charting to substantiate treatment and reduce payment problems.
New Colossus Form CD for Personal Injury Lawyers
Sunday, February 01, 2004
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 client's case.
The Colossus Forms CD provides lawyers with the legal forms necessary when dealing with modern insurance companies on personal injury cases.
New book on Colossus for Lawyers Reveals Best Practices for Insurance Demand Letters
Thursday, January 01, 2004