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First Steps To Follow After the Death of a Loved One

The period immediately following the death of a family member or loved one can be tumultuous. There are so many things to take care of, so many people to inform – and all the while having to deal with your own sense of loss and grief. It is entirely possible that taking steps in order… read more

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Always Follow Your Doctor’s Orders When Injured in an Accident

Often, it can be difficult to follow your doctors orders. In our busy, fast paced world, people often ask how is it even possible to follow all the doctor’s orders? If you’re like most people, with kids, a job and other responsibilities, you may wonder who is going to take care of all of these… read more

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Social Media: Be Careful About What You Post!

Written by Nikita Wolf, Trial Attorney with the Pendleton Law Team Social media.  It’s everywhere we look and constantly changing.  Some of us use it stay in touch with friends and family, to follow the latest influencers and celebrities, to find new recipes or workouts to try, and to share what’s happening in our daily… read more

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Celebrating Macon Bolling Allen

Macon Bolling Allen was born in Indiana on August 4, 1816.  His birth name was actually Allen Macon Bolling, but he changed it in 1844 shortly before passing the Maine Bar Examination and acquiring his license to practice law in the state of Maine.  He was the first African American licensed to practice law and… read more

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5 Things the Insurance Companies Don’t Want You to Know

Getting into an accident can be a scary and confusing time. Most people know to call the police if they’re involved in a crash. Most people also know to call their insurance company or to call the other driver’s insurance company. Then comes the big question:  Should you hire an attorney? Hiring an attorney is… read more

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The “Full Coverage” Myth of Auto Insurance

By Ilya Rabkin, Trial Attorney with the Pendleton Law Team As a trial attorney at Pendleton Law, one of the first things I ask new clients is what kind of auto insurance do they have. The answer I hear most often is, “Oh, I have full coverage, I’m good.” Then a few hours or days… read more

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The Most Common Misdiagnosed Illnesses

No doctor has to get every diagnosis right every time. All doctors, however, must do their best to come to the correct diagnoses based on the process of eliminations. Physicians must use specific standards of care according to medical industry regulations to diagnose patients. Failure to do so, resulting in the wrong diagnosis and harm… read more

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Social Media & Your Personal Injury Case

By Holly Ortiz, Trial Attorney with the Pendleton Law Team You’ve been in a car accident or have slipped and fallen in a store and you were injured. It’s normal to want to share about this on social media so friends and family can stay updated on your progress but; can posting about your accident… read more

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Safety First

By Brett J. West, Trial Attorney with the Pendleton Law Team In order to get full and fair recovery for your personal injury claim, it’s important to show that while someone else’s negligence caused you injury, YOU were driving carefully and legally. Seat belts When driving or in the front passenger seat, it is critical… read more

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Medicare, Medicaid, and LMSAs

Medicare, Medicaid, and LMSAs: What to know when future medical care is included in a personal injury settlement or verdict. Written by Nikita Wolf, Trial Attorney with the Pendleton Law Team Medicare and Medicaid.  Many people easily get these two Federal insurance programs confused.  Medicaid is a need-based program based on a person’s income level. … read more

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