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Posted 5 years ago in Insurance Law by Jennifer King  
Don’t Miss Out on Medicare Open Enrollment

I couldn’t even count how many health insurance related discussions I’ve had in recent months. The current debate continues among friends, between politicians, within families, in Congress, at the workplace, on talk radio and even on Facebook. These days, you can be forgiven if your eyes start to glaze over at the mention of health insurance. While it’s an important debate, I think we’re all starting to suffer from health insurance fatigue. But if you are enrolled in Medicare, there’s …

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Posted 5 years ago in Insurance Law by Jennifer King  
Ensure You’re Sufficiently Insured to Cover Potential Hazards at Your Home

Do you own a dog or cat? Do you have a pool or a trampoline? Do you ever offer house guests an alcoholic drink? This is National Safe at Home Week. If you’re like me, you probably haven’t spent a lot of time thinking about how visitors to your home could hurt themselves. In part, we fail to notice the hidden dangers that lurk in our homes, because we know the risks and have taught ourselves to avoid them. Perhaps …

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Posted 5 years ago in Insurance Law by Jennifer King  
Don’t Let a Vacation Headache Turn Into a Financial Nightmare

Yesterday marked the start of the nine-day San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain, which is best known for the Running of the Bulls. If you’ve never seen pictures from this event, it features hordes of people who try to outrun a dozen bulls charging down a narrow Spanish street. A few hundred participants are hurt each year, and one seems to die every decade or two, though arguably the bulls suffer a worse fate. They’re destined to die at a …

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Posted 5 years ago in Insurance Law by Jennifer King  
Are You Adequately Insured?

My 96-year-old grandmother was just hospitalized for a few weeks with a broken hip. If you or anyone close to you has ever been hospitalized, you know that the bills can add up quickly, reaching seemingly astronomical sums. Health insurance can help relieve what would otherwise be a tremendous financial burden. Without insurance, a single catastrophic health issue could drain the rest of my grandmother’s life savings. Fortunately, she has good health insurance policies which keep that from happening. For …

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Posted 6 years ago in Insurance Law by Jennifer King  
Safeguard Your Pool Before Jumping Into Summer

As a kid, I always looked forward to Memorial Day because it signaled the start of swimming pool season. Until we were about 10 years old, my brother and I took year-round swimming lessons, but we always looked forward to that first swim of the year in an outdoor pool. Looking back, I realize that swimming lessons weren’t just intended to teach us a sport. My parents invested in swimming lessons because they realized that knowing how to swim could …

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