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The Good Guys have helped over 3800 injured clients and counting! injured clients and counting!

Verdicts and Settlements for our clients exceed:

Verdicts and Settlements for our clients exceed: 145 Million

Legal Dictionary

There are a plethora of legal terms involved in your case. Our legal dictionary helps define terms that can become confusing from A-Z.

Accepted Claim

A claim in which the insurance company accepts that your injury or illness will be covered by worker’s compensation.  Even if your claim is accepted it is possible there will be delays or other problems until the claim is paid.
Also referred to as: admitted claim.  

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Agreed Medical Evaluator (AME)

If you are represented by an attorney, an AME is the doctor both the attorney and insurance company agree on who will conduct a medical examination to evaluate an injury in order to resolve a dispute.  If you are not represented by an attorney, you will likely be evaluated by …

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Alternative Work

A new job with your current employer. If your physician indicates you will not be able to return to work at the time of injury, your employer is encourage to offer you alternative work instead of displacement or vocational rehabilitation benefits.  The alternative work an employer may provide must meet …

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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

A federal law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities. If you believe you may have been discriminated against at work because you’re disabled, you may be able to file a claim.  For more information on the rights you may have under ADA laws, contact the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission …

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AOE/COE: Arising out of / occurring in the course of employment

Claims that require AOE/COE generally require an injury to be caused by and happen on the job.

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Applicant’s attorney

A lawyer that can represent you in your workers’ compensation case. Applicant refers to you, the injured worker.

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Apportionment

A method used to assign the causes of a permanent disability.  Apportionment may attribute a certain percentage of cause to a work related injury and percentage of cause to other disabilities.

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Case Results

  • $8,600,000: Auto Accident Judgment
  • $6,000,000: Medical Negligence
  • $4,000,000: Accidental Dismemberment
  • $3,540,068: SUV Rollover
  • $3,000,000: Insurance Bad Faith Claim
  • $2,700,000: Medical Malpractice; routine surgery for heartburn resulted in death

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The whole staff was wonderful to work with to get my Disability benefits. They were there gathering data as soon as it was requested. I would like to thank all of you for your help.

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My experience was wonderful! The staff were very nice and helpful.  I would also like to say that Tyler is very trustworthy and honest.  I think he’s great!

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-Anna R.

Thank you for Deanna listening to all my crying and whining, she was great moral support for me throughout this process.  Kenton, thank you, you are a very good lawyer!

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We were/are very pleased with the way we were treated and represented.   Thank you very much.

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