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Episode 5 – Attorney Matt Bates on the Truth About Insurance Companies

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Episode 5 – Attorney Matt Bates on the Truth About Insurance Companies

Episode 5 - Attorney Matt Bates on the Truth About Insurance Companies

Matthew Bates is an accomplished attorney at the Mike Morse Law Firm. He and Mike discuss what most people don’t know about insurance companies, how a plaintiff wins a legal case, and what to do if you get hit in or by an Uber.

Show Notes

[0:32] Introducing today’s guest, Matt Bates

[1:20] What do you like to do for fun?

[2:38] How long have you been with the firm?

[4:08] Where did you go to school? Where are you from?

[4:57] What was growing up in a small town like? 

[5:11] Why did you go to law school?

[6:38] Mike gets a lot of compliments about Matt from clients

[7:56] If someone asked you how to get the best possible result from their case, what would you say?

[10:11] Hiring a lawyer means hiring an expert

[11:04] Uber and Lyft crashes are complicated

[13:02] What advice would you give someone who was involved in a crash with an Uber or Lyft?

[14:50] Is it true that people who don’t wear seatbelts get their damages 5% reduced

[16:25] What else is special about Ubers and Lyfts?

[19:00] Why don’t people get ambulances?

[20:03] What percentage of people don’t feel their pain immediately after an accident?

[21:19] What do you like about representing injured people?

[22:26] Do insurance companies look out for their insured?

[23:25] It’s the same story every time, insurance companies don’t want to write checks

[25:40] What percentage of the time do we win?

[26:33] Thank you for watching this episode of the Open Mike podcast!