Get In Touch

Call 877-782-3790 or Contact us to set up your free consultation.

Insurance Law News & Updates

Check back often for updates on the law and current events from The Hershewe Law Firm.

Will My Auto Insurance Cover That?

When you purchase auto insurance, you are entering into a contract. The insurance company is agreeing to pay only in certain cases, and only certain amounts. To protect yourself and your family, you need to know what these insurance terms mean and whether or not you have them on your policy. Too many people realize what coverage they need after it is too late.

Read More

Posted on Aug 13, 2013

5 Things You Should Know BEFORE Talking to an Insurance Adjuster

Insurance Adjusters will start calling you within days of a car wreck. You need to be prepared when that phone call comes, or it can affect your claim years later.

Read More

Posted on Aug 13, 2013

US Supreme Court Makes New Ruling on Employer-Funded Health Insurance Plans

The Supreme Court of the United States overturned the Third Circuit's decision in U.S. Airways v. McCutchen and held that ERISA plans and their contracts cannot be overridden by principles of unjust enrichment, double-recovery, or the common fund doctrine.

Read More

Posted on Apr 16, 2013

United States Supreme Court Settles Medicaid Reimbursement Dispute for all States

Attorneys and clients have been battling Medicare and Medicaid for years to determine just how much the agencies should be reimbursed when injuries were caused by someone else’s negligence. The United States Supreme Court took a position in March in the case Wos, Secretary of North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services v. E.M.A. The High Court held that the federal statute regulating Medicaid, 42 U.S.C. § 1396a(a)(25)(H), prevents the states from taking any portion of a beneficiary’s judgment or settlement monies that is not designated as payment for medical care. While Medicaid will still be reimbursed for overpayment of medical expenses, Medicaid is prevented from taking a client’s money that has been awarded for something else, like pain and suffering, emotional distress damages, or lost wages.

Read More

Posted on Apr 08, 2013

How much insurance do you have?

Most people have not read their full policy, and if they have read it, they have not read all of the court cases and law that explain how the policy applies to them.

Read More

Posted on Mar 13, 2013

Call Toll Free 877-782-3790

Get In Touch