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What Vermonters Should Do After Being Injured In An Accident

What Vermonters Should Do
After Being Injured In An Accident

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By Steven A. Bredice, Esq., Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist

Recovering from an injury after an accident can be a stressful and confusing process. You may be in a lot of physical pain, trying to make sense of your situation and piece your life back together, and it’s important to follow the right steps and prepare yourself for the struggle ahead.… Read more

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Vermont Accident Victims & Insurance Traps: Part #2

Vermont Accident Victims
& Insurance Traps: Part #2

The Medical Release

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By Steven A. Bredice, Esq., Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist

In our last post, we talked about tactics insurance companies use to limit their settlements with accident victims. They take a recorded statement from the victim, guiding the interview in a way that spins your story in the defendant’s favor.… Read more

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Vermont Accident Victims & Insurance Traps: Part #1

Vermont Accident Victims
And Insurance Traps: Part #1

The Recorded Statement

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By Steven A. Bredice, Esq., Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist

If you get in a serious accident, prepare to be investigated aggressively by the insurance company that represents the at-fault person or organization. The purpose of these investigations is to find ways to limit the money they have to pay to you, the accident victim.… Read more

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Common Mistakes Vermont Accident Victims Make

Common Mistakes Vermont
Accident Victims Make

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By Steven A. Bredice, Esq., Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist

Rule number one is don’t talk to an insurance company until you’ve talked to a lawyer.

These days more than ever, insurance companies are all about the bottom line.  That means raking in as much money in premiums, and paying out as little in claims, as possible. … Read more