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Guide to Health Insurance Denials

Guide to Health Insurance Denials

First, this guide only covers a few reasons your health insurance claim could be denied. Your claim could be denied for a number of reasons. In general, the process for appealing an insurance denial is the same. You directly appeal to the insurance provider who denied...

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act into law. Among other things, the Act is intended to provide relief to employees suffering from COVID-19 or caring for family members who may be suffering or otherwise affected by...

COVID-19: Moratorium on Evictions

COVID-19: Moratorium on Evictions

Washington State and the City of Portland are addressing questions about housing in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. On March 18, 2020, Governor Inslee issued Proclamation 20-19 regarding Evictions.  Clark County  In Clark County, as well as, the rest of Washington,...

COVID-19 Mortgage Relief Checklist

COVID-19 Mortgage Relief Checklist

As the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic sharpen into focus; Banks are offering some mortgage relief to homeowners.  Mortgage Relief by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac On March 18, 2020, the Federal Housing Finance Agency directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to...

COVID-19 and OSHA

COVID-19 and OSHA

In response to the recent nationwide outbreak of COVID-19, the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) has issued guidance to employers regarding COVID-19 in the workforce. Generally speaking, it is advisable for employers to...

COVID-19: Clark County Court Operations Plan

COVID-19: Clark County Court Operations Plan

Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Clark County Superior Court issued Emergency Order 20-06 which makes broad changes to court operating during the COVID-19 Pandemic. On Monday, March 16, 2020, Clark County District Court issued Administrative Order 2020-1, which also lists...

Custody Battle Tips -11 Common Mistakes To Avoid

Custody Battle Tips -11 Common Mistakes To Avoid

Starting and going through a custody case can be hard if you aren’t familiar with the system, even if you get along with the other parent. When parents disagree or can’t get along, they might try to do things that increase their chances of getting their child for the...

The Customer Is Not Always Right!

The Customer Is Not Always Right!

The customer is not always right, especially if he is sexually harassing an employee. “Have you ever seen the movie Horrible Bosses with Kevin Spacey?” I inquire, when I am asked what type of lawyer I am. I tell them, “I find those mean bosses and sue them and their...