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When Your Insurance Company Avoids Its Obligation to Investigate a Claim or Provide Proper Compensation, or Improperly Delays a Claim Like most people, you probably buy insurance to cover some of the bad things that can happen in your everyday life or business, such as: Health and medical insurance Life insurance Homeowner’s or renter’s insurance…

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As a homeowner, it’s important to understand what exactly homeowner’s insurance covers. While it does cover a wide range of possible damages to our homes and the things we keep inside, most homeowner’s policies do NOT account for destruction caused by flooding. Usually, we must purchase a separate policy to protect our home against flooding….

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There are many ways an employee can get injured while working on the water. Being injured on a vessel at sea, on the Gulf Coast, in a river system or on an offshore oil rig can be devastating. State worker’s compensation laws will not provide compensation for these injuries. Instead, federal maritime laws/admiralty laws come into…

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When disaster strikes our homes, we expect the insurance company to do their best to help us through the process. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Many times, the information coming from the insurance company can be misleading. To keep us fully informed, the following are five things Homeowner’s Insurance companies don’t want us to know:…

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What is Bad Faith Insurance? Bad Faith Insurance Practices occur when your insurance company delays payment of your claim, or refuses to pay your claim, for no good reason. Your insurance company has a duty to make a full investigation of your claim and pay your claim within a reasonable amount of time, and to treat…

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A new chapter in the Biloxi legal community is taking place with the official opening of Van Cleave Law under the direction of Christopher C. Van Cleave. Van Cleave Law is modeled on providing the very best legal service to people who have been hurt, wronged or taken advantage of. Christopher C. Van Cleave, an attorney…

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After any car wreck, it’s easy to become stressed or overwhelmed if you don’t know how to deal with the situation. With thousands of car wrecks occurring each month, it’s therefore important to to be prepared and understand next steps before you and another vehicle collide. Here are the 7 steps you should take after being in a…

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We meet with clients on a regular basis who have been injured on the job. Many times, injured workers do not know their rights under Mississippi Worker’s Compensation laws, including but not limited to the amount of money you should be receiving; that injured workers have the right to choose their treating physician; and that…

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When it comes to dog bite laws, the rules vary by state. Mississippi has adopted a “one bite” law, which differs significantly from the strict liability laws of some other States. Under strict liability laws, animal owners are held legally responsible for injuries caused by their dogs if a victim had permission to be on the…

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As the winter season jumps into full swing, it is always a good reminder to keep our homes safe from fires by following a few simple Safety Rules to protect our families and homes.  In this blog post, we cover a few things we can easily do to ensure that our homes are as ready for…

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