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"This Blog presents actual cases, research and helpful guidance regarding personal injury and wrongful death in Kentucky and Tennessee.
If you are looking for a specific subject, I suggest you start at the Main Menu and locate the "GUIDES" where you will find all the blogs organized by topic.
Contact me if you do not find what you need."  Mike Burman, Injury Attorney
 

LOST WAGES AND EARNINGS

Posted by Michael Burman | Aug 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

There Are Lost Wages You Can Recover Quickly and Lost Wages You Cannot Recover Quickly A quick recovery for lost wages within 2 weeks of injury depends on whether or not you have one or more of the following: personal injury protection short-term disability accident or injury insurance e...

LIENS: What, Who and How Liens Affect an Injury Case

Posted by Michael Burman | Aug 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES: What Is a Lien? Who Can Take a Lien? How Is My Case Affected by a Lien? How Can Burman Law Help Reduce or Eliminate a Lien? What is a Lien? In a personal injury case, a lien is defined as “any official claim or charge against property or funds for payment of a de...

KEEPING YOUR JOB AFTER AN INJURY

Posted by Michael Burman | Aug 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

“Maintaining employment after an injury is a key concern.  In many cases, your employer is under no obligation to hold your job position open for an extended period of time.  This article provides helpful tips to help you keep your job.  Call me if you have questions.”  Mike Burman STEP ONE: TALK...

INJURY: What is a Personal Injury?

Posted by Michael Burman | Aug 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

Learn Your Under the law in Tennessee and Kentucky, personal injury means harm to the human body caused by another person's actions or inactions.  “Carelessness” is the most common action or inaction causing personal injury. To distinguish unlawful carelessness from an accident, Judges and law...

HELPING YOUR DOCTOR HELP YOU

Posted by Michael Burman | Aug 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

UNDERSTANDING WHAT YOUR DOCTOR'S VISIT MEANS When you see the doctor, what should you talk about?  How do you remember what the doctor tells you?  Here is a simple memory trick.  All you have to do is add S-O-A-P!  S – O – A – P Let me explain.  Every doctor focuses on four main things during a p...

EXPERTS- DO YOU NEED ONE?

Posted by Michael Burman | Aug 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

I have professional relationships with top experts in their fields who will call it like it is. Contact me if you think you need to discuss an expert for your case. Mike Burman

CONNECT TO BURMAN LAW: Legal Help in the Real World

Posted by Michael Burman | Aug 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

We are easy to reach.... out of state or down the street. The Burman Law Client Portal The Burman Law Client Portal is easy to set up and use.  The portal allows messages and documents to flow back and forth.  When a message or document is added to the portal, a text message and email go to the c...

COMMON MISTAKES THAT CAN HURT YOUR CASE

Posted by Michael Burman | Aug 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

My name is Mike Burman.  Every day, I talk to people about how to best present a case.  Insurance adjusters have training and experience on tearing down cases.  I've spent more than 25 years building cases.  Here are some common mistakes I see: 1. Not Seeking Medical Attention/Not Documenting You...

CHOOSING YOUR PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER

Posted by Michael Burman | Aug 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

First, I must disclose that my name is Mike Burman and I am a death and injury lawyer practicing in Kentucky and Tennessee.  Secondly, this article is about what I think is important when hiring a lawyer for a personal injury or wrongful death case in Tennessee and Kentucky.  Other lawyers may se...

CASE VALUE – WHAT IS MY CASE WORTH?

Posted by Michael Burman | Aug 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

This article explains how you can get your personal injury case valued.  This article addresses: Important Steps Methodology Important Steps to Value a Personal Injury Case Step One: Choose an Expert Case value is not found in some formula on the internet.  Nor is it found by someone tellin...

ATTORNEY FEES AND COSTS

Posted by Michael Burman | Aug 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

This article discusses: Attorney Fees Case Expenses Contingency Fees Burman Law Fees A “fee” is what the lawyer charges for legal services.  A “case expense” is a cost that is charged in addition to the fee charged by the lawyer.  Burman Law is frugal.  We do not spend money on case exp...

ALERT- AIR AMBULANCE COSTS OF $35,000 TO $50,000

Posted by Michael Burman | Aug 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

When you are seriously injured, or facing death, air ambulance transport is crucial.  Sometimes, air transport may be the only way to overcome snarled Nashville traffic. But, receiving a $45,000 bill for the flight from Clarksville, Tennessee to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville is not in yo...

ADJUSTER RELATIONS: Health and Disability Claims

Posted by Michael Burman | Aug 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

THIS ARTICLE IS ABOUT HOW TO COMMUNICATE WITH ADJUSTERS ON THE FOLLOWING CLAIMS: Health Insurance Disability Insurance General Discussion When a personal injury or wrongful death occurs, health insurance adjusters and disability adjusters may need to work with you.  A health or disability “...

ACTION PLAN: Why Is It Important?

Posted by Michael Burman | Aug 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

This articles discusses the Burman Law Action Plan: What is an “action plan?” When is an action plan created? What does an action plan do? Case preparation depends on good communication between client and lawyer.  Trust between client and lawyer starts with good communication.  Trust buil...

“TOP DOLLAR” WHEN YOUR VEHICLE IS A TOTAL LOSS

Posted by Michael Burman | Aug 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

This article is a must-read when your vehicle is a total loss after a collision caused by an at-fault driver whose insurance adjuster is trying to settle with you.  In this article you will learn: First Steps to Take “Top Dollar” Helpful Hacks Communicating with the Adjuster Dealing with...

“MEDICAL PLATEAU”: What Does It Mean for the Case?

Posted by Michael Burman | Aug 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

Once injuries are fully diagnosed and relatively stable, what does Burman Law do next? This article explains: the term “medical plateau” typical steps taken in a case after medical plateau is reached Every case goes through phases.  The first phase – the acute trauma phase – begins when ...

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