Jan 28

Hiring Your Idaho Injury Attorney: 13 Things to Know


How do you find a good lawyer for a serious personal injury lawsuit? Anytime a person gets injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, many decisions come up in how to deal with the legal and healthcare issues. One of the important decisions is finding the best lawyer to represent you. At times it …

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Jan 04

Start The Year Off With a Close Review of Your Auto Insurance


These cold winter days are a good time to give yourself a checkup on the auto insurance coverage you have. Do you have the right coverage that will protect you? Take a moment and imagine the 16 year-old -driver of a1990 Ford pickup sliding through a stop sign and t-boning your car.   You did nothing …

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Dec 10

Figuring Out Pain and Suffering Damages in Idaho Injury Litigation


Figuring out the value of an injured person’s general damages claim- what is often referred to as pain and suffering–is the most difficult part of valuing a case  This is true whether you are talking about settlement or thinking about the jury’s task in setting the amount after trial. We have discussed the various things …

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Dec 03

The Loss Of Privacy Can Be a Painful Part Of Injury Litigation

“Why do I have to give them those records? Those are not relevant.”    I could not estimate the number of times we’ve heard something like that from a client in an injury case. Discovery is Intrusive A person pursuing a money recovery in an injury lawsuit is required to provide access to anything that the …

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Oct 23

The Absurdity of Damage Caps Hit One of Their Own

Idaho, like many places, faced hard-fought battles in the early 2000’s over so-called “tort reform.” These were efforts to take away the rights of injured people to recover full compensation for their losses. Unsurprisingly Big insurance and Big Business funded and promoted these efforts supported by George Bush and other right-wing (NOT conservative) political figures …

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Oct 12

Your Injury Lawsuit: An Outline of the Litigation Process

If your case cannot be resolved through negotiation without a lawsuit, the litigation process is the next step in recovering for the harms and losses that have been imposed upon you. Claims do not resolve without a lawsuit for a variety of reasons such as the parties disagreeing on the severity of a person’s injury, …

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Sep 30

Emotional Distress Claims in Idaho: 5 Things That Help Prove Your Case


Emotional distress claims are among the most difficult injuries to prove in a court case. Unlike a broken bone, or a spinal disk injury, there is no test or X-ray to show the jury.  As the defense lawyers always like to say there is no “objective” proof of the injury.   Like the suffering part of …

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Jul 24

10 Mistakes People Make In Handling Their Own Personal Injury Claim

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Here are ten common mistakes we see injured people make when trying to handle their own accident or injury claim. 1. Not Getting a Free Consultation with a Lawyer Almost all personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation about an injury claim. Free professional advice that can help you understand your situation is out there …

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