Personal Injury Case: Pre-Litigation Versus Litigation

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    When dealing with a personal injury case, you may have heard these two terms come up at some point: pre-litigation and litigation. Many law firms do both but others may decide to focus their attention on one or the other. Depending on the law firm, your personal injury case may be handled by one attorney during pre-litigation and another during […]

    Sacrum Pain after Injury

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    Sacrum pain arising from an injury usually occurs following high-speed motor vehicle accidents and slip and falls. As we’ve discussed in previous articles regarding the spine, injuries to the sacrum can be debilitating to the injured party. Sitting while having sacrum pain can be excruciating and near impossible. Let’s learn about the anatomy of the sacral spine and what problems […]

    Reconciling Your Personal Injury Case

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    You’ve gone through treatment for your personal injury, you might have dealt with PIP or your health insurance in order to get your medical bills paid, you probably hired an attorney to help you with your claim. You’ve either spoken with an insurance adjuster or your attorney regarding a settlement offer, which you’ve gladly accepted. But then what happens once […]

    CPT Codes and Medical Bills – Advocates Law

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    In a previous article, we discussed ICD codes and their purpose in medical coding. However, there’s another equally important coding system used by multiple medical providers. Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes are used to specify what type of treatment or procedure took place at the time of medical service. History of CPT Codes The American Medical Association (AMA) first developed CPT […]

    Lower Back Pain after Motor Vehicle Accident

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    Lower back pain, similar to neck and upper back pain, is caused by your lumbar spine. The lower back takes a lot of abuse these days: sitting incorrectly for long periods, improperly lifting heavy objects, and even simply growing older. It’s no wonder that when people get into motor vehicle accidents, any present lower back pain is worsened. In this […]