Category Archive: damages

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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Apr 29

Damages for Lost Income and Earnings: The Calculation Can be Complex

If you’ve sustained injuries from a motor vehicle accident caused by another person that affected your ability to earn an income, you are entitled to recover compensatory damages. This includes compensation for income lost because you were recuperating from your injuries as well as compensation for a loss of future earning capacity. For example, a …

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Sep 03

What is My Injury Claim Worth? Understanding “Quality of Life” or Non-Economic Damages

A person  injured by another’s negligence has the right to recover both the economic losses (lost earnings, medical bills etc.) and “non-economic damages” under Idaho law.  We have discussed these issues and some of the complexities involved in some earlier posts like this one about lost income and this one about medical bills.  Although there …

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May 23

Wrongful Death Claims In Idaho

When a person is killed because of another person’s neglect or a company’s recklessness, Idaho law allows a lawsuit to be brought for wrongful death. Until Idaho Code section 5-311 was passed, a negligent person had no responsibility if they caused an injury so severe it led to a death.  That statute now allows a person’s …

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