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February 06, 2014
When injured in an accident many people do not want to use their health insurance to cover the costs of their injuries. Why? Because everyone fears the health insurance lien. A health insurance provider can place a lien against your recovery from a third party action for all medical expenses they... Read More
February 05, 2014
Alarm fatigue has just been listed as a top safety concern for hospitals - Portner & Shure shows you how to avoid becoming just another statistic. Alarm fatigue is a symptom of the ongoing alerts from patient monitors in hospitals. Having just been named a top hospital safety concern, there are... Read More
February 04, 2014
Portner & Shure is proud to announce that we have been recognized by Time Magazine's Excellence in Law, found in the December 23, 2013 issue. With years of cultivating our reputation in the Hispanic, Chinese, and Korean communities, we are happy our efforts are being highlighted by such a... Read More
February 03, 2014
A settlement is the sum of all of its parts: Attorney fees, case expenses, and outstanding medical bills. But clients can have a valuable affect on their own recovery. In this tough economy many people are cutting corners and becoming more frugal in considering needs over wants. As a result, many... Read More
January 31, 2014
As the Chinese community welcomes the year of the wooden horse, the attorneys at Portner & Shure look forward to another year of prosperity and success. To celebrate the promise of possibilities a new year brings, Jonathan Portner, accompanied by his wife Valerie Portner and our Chinese... Read More
January 30, 2014
Surgeons work their hardest to ensure a successful outcome after an operation. Despite these efforts, it cannot change the fact that some surgeries are high-risk and pose a serious jeopardy for patients. With this, a new study by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has discovered that... Read More
January 29, 2014
Clients often ask why their claims are taking so long to settle or why they have to go through litigation in the court system for what seems to be an open and shut case. The answer is that insurance fraud is on the rise. Insurance companies have adopted the Delay, Deny and Defend approach to all... Read More
January 27, 2014
A recent study has appeared in the latest issue of JAMA Internal Medicine reporting that half of the patients 65 and older who require medical care need the help of family to make medical decisions for them. This issue is a symptom of how progressive our medical care has grown. Doctors now have the... Read More
January 26, 2014
With the cold weather in the area this season, drivers are experiencing battery troubles. Below are a few ways to avoid waking up to a dead battery: 1) Battery Blanket: A battery blanket wraps around the battery and fits right into the battery cover. The blanket has a cord that can be plugged into... Read More
January 24, 2014
Today there are over a billion users on Facebook, 500 million on Twitter, 500 million on Google+, and 238 million on LinkedIn. It seems that these numbers are growing every day. With social media being such an integral part of our modern existence, it seems apt that the legal system is finally... Read More

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