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Articles by Seth Mills, J.D.

Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation: New Ways to Navigate TBI Cases Using Expert Witnesses

Over 2.5 million people in the United States suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) every year. TBI is a leading cause of death and disability among people ages 1 to 44. Common causes include falls, motor vehicle accidents, sports, and…

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Litigating Medical Costs: Necessity, Reasonableness & Collateral Source Payments

What medical expenses may be admitted into evidence, and the amount that should be covered by the defendant, may be heavily litigated. Plaintiffs must prove that the medical costs incurred were reasonable and necessary. Depending on the state, they may…

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Establishing Damages in Life Care Plans That Withstand Scrutiny

Life care plans are not a prescription for a certain course of medical treatment. They are documents that attempt to ascertain and project the cost of a person’s injuries over the rest of their life. Life care planners investigate the…

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Insurance Company Faces Medical Malpractice Lawsuit for Denial of Prior Authorization

Attorneys for the estate of Kathleen Valentini argue that her health insurer’s denial of a prior authorization for an MRI constitutes negligence and medical malpractice. Her doctors said the denial led to the amputation of over half of her lower…

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Balancing the Risks and Rewards of Social Media: 6 Tips for Expert Witnesses

Attorneys often consult with professionals who are experts in their fields. Experts help attorneys understand medical, scientific, or business issues in their cases. Experts also provide testimony during litigation. This helps the jury and the court understand relevant factual issues…

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