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You certainly do not have to. Then again, if you've done nothing wrong,

Posted By: insurance transcriptionist on 2005-12-08
In Reply to: Auto accident - rear -end - Our car was rear ended and

it can establish the facts of the matter. You want to be sure the other driver isn't trying to escape liability or that comparative negligence isn't a factor in insurance payment. If it was me, I would do the recorded statement because it can only help your situation. Being rear ended isn't automatically the other driver's fault. I rear ended somebody, but it was her fault for not using her turn signal and gearing down instead of using her brakes. She had to pay me because her comparative negligence portion was figured at 85% versus my 15% for not slowing sooner.

FWIW, I've been transcribing for an insurance company for about 10 years now. I transcribe recorded statements and reports. You should do the recorded statement because it will only help your situation.

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You've got some aspects wrong, Curious.
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Your "poor me, I'm a victim" mentality does you in.
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It's about morality - not censorship! Right is right and wrong is wrong!
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You SUPPOSE it was wrong! It was way wrong.
Spell as best you can or blank them and keep going. I've passed many tests when I've left blan
HELP! I've turned my screen sideways, I can't straighten it up. I know I've seen sm
this before, but I can't remember what it is.  Do you realize how hard it is to read sideways?  TIA.
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If you're supposed to be paid a certain $/line, that's what you should be getting no matter how they do billing unless of course it's specified in YOUR contract with THEM.

BTW, I've never caught a company cheating me ever.
I've used it. It's the worst piece of crap I've ever seen.
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Wait until you've been there six months and if you've improved
quality and quantity, I'd say go ahead and ask.  Otherwise I'd say annually...  good luck
I've seen the same every place I've done acute care, and
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It didn't matter if the MT changed what had been a cardiac med in the beginning of the report to an antifungal by the end - I kid you NOT! One poor girl used facial for fascial and fascial for facial!

I've used a few expanders, and of those I've used, all must be "coded" to get things lik
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I've been a bully; I've been bullied.
I used to sell a lot on eBay. There are some people who buy high-priced items and play games with you. I've had to call them repeatedly, report them to different agencies. It's not fun. You put time and money into the business of selling, and there are people out there who live to manipulate the system and cause trouble.

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I've become the man I've always wanted to marry.
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You know I've done the grilling...I've tried it all...
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I've not only typed, them, I've had a few, myself! LOL
you are wrong
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to 'study and show thyself approved...rightly dividing the word of Truth'.

Well, I don't think you are doing anything wrong ...
I've been with these companies 3-1/2 and 2-1/2 years.

Do you know which accounts at your company are large or have a lot of overtime? I would ask to be put onto a super large hospital account as a primary. Being a large hospital account and/or overtime requirements will tell you how much work is usually there.

I have been very fortunate on my accounts but I asked for large hospital accounts up front for that very reason....????
Ur wrong...
Been an MT for 10 years and with MQ for 8...so much for assuming...
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do whatever you can to get the person help. My nephew was bipolar/scitzophrenic (s/p?) and we didn't know until it was too late.  Please try to help this person...it's hard to live with the consequences if you don't. Good luck and I will be praying for you and your friend.
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No, you are wrong
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You are wrong!
Your eyes are mistaking - She never got out of her lawn chair - it is stuck to her butt because she is so darn fat and she can barely run at all, it is more of like a wobble, wobble, wobble!
She's wrong, isn't she? You and I and everyone else
knows that. MQLover is wrong to be ugly and make assumptions.

She will never win the Nobel Peace Prize or even any type of Employee of the Year award with her abrasiveness. It's uncalled for. It really just shows her ugliness inside.

I'm a supporter of MQ; I don't agree with all they have done or will do but in general I've had a good relationship with them. It is difficult for me to hear some of the nastiness from complainers. It's one thing to state clearly and plainly what a problem is, it is another to do the name-calling, etc. Both sides are doing it now. It's sad.

The BEST plan of action for those who are upset with MQ, though, is to do what another poster suggested in an above thread --- go to the Employee Complaint Form on QNet and fill it out. Swamp them with those complaints. Have them swamped with complaints.

No changes can come about if MQ isn't directly contacted about the complaints.

I hope everyone can take a breather, relax, and allow each others opinions but be more respectful in their statements.

Have a good day, everyone.
Don't take this the wrong way, but
you're getting yourself all worked up over something you don't even know to be true.  Shhhh, deep breaths.  No worries.  Everything will work out in the end.  Even if MQ eliminates SE, what's the worst thing that could happen?  So you go job hunting or switch to employee status.  There are tons of IC and SE jobs out there with companies that are way better than MQ.  I can relate, though.  I've got three kids and a mortgage.  Honestly, there are so many MT jobs out there that you can quit a job one day and start working again the next day for another.  I understand that you have security and longevity with MQ, and the unknown is a scary thing.  However, you need to stop worrying and imagining the worst.  You're a good worker, right?  Do you think they're just going to dump you with no notice?  Why don't you talk to your supervisor?  Ask her straight out what's going to happen.  You are allowed to know how these new changes are going to affect you.  In the meantime, stop catastrophizing and make yourself a nice cup of tea.  It'll be all right.
Nothing wrong
with having 6 accounts or 7, 8 and so on but WHEN THERE IS NO WORK ON ANY OF THEM what do you do? Still sitting here waiting to work and NOTHING. There is something wrong with this picture.
Nothing wrong?
Boy, you don't get it do you and yet you continue to bicker. No work IS the problem and only getting from your 5th, 6th, etc. when you get the scatter report means that there are too many people on the accounts. That is the point.
Wrong again!
After the ER visit.  I went to 'see Alice'.  She did a better job taking care of me than you could ever do.  I called you after I left her and told you 'she' made me see stars.
Not getting paid for spaces. They just tell you that they do, but they are lying
Sorry, you are wrong.
I do have an extremely handsome husband. I do go to the spa and get pedicures. I also MT. There is nothing wrong with that. It really ticks me off when ugly people come down on me like you are. Hey ugly, where is pretty? Not anywhere around here, that is for sure.
They are a public company and the privacy laws only apply to patient care.
Ha Ha You got me all wrong!
I, also used manual typewriters. I am 53 years old, knew how to keyboard Qwerty, and switched within the last 2 years to Dvorak.

Qwerty is not the "correct" keyboard, just the more common one. Actually, the Dvorak keyboard layout is older than Qwerty. Qwerty was developed specifically to slow down typists as there was a problem with the keys sticking together on the old manual typewriters because the typists would be able to go too fast using Dvorak keyboards. Qwerty was specifically developed to slow down typists and keep those keys from getting all clogged up. Then qwerty became the 'standard' because everyone was using it.

The world record speed typist, Barbara Blackburn uses the Dvorak keyboard. It reduces hand movement by about 10 times. All the vowels and most common consonants are on the home row. When I decided to become a medical transcriptionist, I decided to switch to Dvorak "'cause I ain't no spring chicken" and want to do all I can to make these old fingers last longer!!!

I actually am using the Dell keyboard that came with my computer because my Dvorak keyboard would not interphase with Windows XP. I have the keys memorized, and I simply changed the 'keyboard language' in my computer settings to Dvorak. It is hilarious when someone else tries to type on my keyboard using qwerty because what they type comes out jibberish!

So much for Dvorak 101 !!! Have a nice day!
so tell me what I did wrong
Don't get me wrong...
I think that is a rotten thing for an employer to do, but it is the apparent policy that once an employee exhausts all available sick time and vacation time, they need to return to work before missing an entire pay period. If that makes sense. Believe me, I didn't like having to leave my newborn for that reason. I know she could have been in a different situation, but I'm just making the point that the same thing could have happened somewhere else. My experience was actually with a hospital.
I see nothing wrong with...
saying that "there are 2 different theories, one is evolution and the other is intelligent designed, generally held by religious  people."   Just as you can can teach ABOUT a religion, you can tell kids what the theories ARE.  Kids learn about the history and  beginnings and practices of religion all the time in history class.  I see no harm in presenting ID in that context.  As for evolution versus creation...I've got it all figured out and put to bed in my own  mind, which is what I tell my kids.... Evolution IS God's creation.  Very simple, very logical, and mutually respectful of both sides. 
Wrong, wrong, wrong
One thing that truly stuck with me DISC for eyes --- DISK for back
Once again, don't tell anyone they are wrong...

on this issue.  Most of us have conformed to the way we have been told to type it over the years.  In 13+yrs of typing radiology, I have just in the last year only come across a facility that has asked me to type "disk" in reference to the spine.  All others have been adamant about seeing "disc" on their reports.

Noone can "win" this argument...it's a matter of choice.