Category: death

Preventing Collisions with Animals

Last month, Emmet resident Alma Sanchez died of severe head trauma when her vehicle collided with a horse while traveling southbound on Highway 16. After hitting the horse, she veered off the highway and  struck a rock berm. Her two passengers received minor injuries. Another vehicle came upon the scene just moments later and flipped …

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Summer Bike Safety For Kids.

It happens across the state.  A couple of weeks ago, May 14, an injury crash involving a 5-year-old boy riding a bicycle occurred in Pocatello. The boy was riding in the area of Hyde and Poplar around 7:30 p.m. when the accident took place. Police said the child was bleeding from his forehead but conscious when they …

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Don’t Let Your Motorcycle Season Start Off with a Crash

On May 17, Idaho State Police had to investigate a crash at the intersection on  Highway 50, just outside of Hansen.  Christopher Park was driving west on  Highway 50 on his motorcycle -a 2011 Honda. Adrian Hurtado was southbound on 3800 North in his new pickup.  Hurtado didn’t yield to Park, as he was supposed …

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Avoiding Trailer Collisions

As a motorist, it’s important to be cautious when you are following a truck pulling a trailer. Trailers make wide turns because the wheels of the trailer come closer to the edges of the curb than the wheels of the towing vehicle. If you are not expecting this difference, it’s easy to cause a motor …

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Accidents Involving Impaired Drivers

A night out on the town can take a tragic turn if you come into contact with someone driving under the influence. The CDC reports that impaired drivers are involved in about 30 percent of all collisions, with one person dying every 48 minutes in a crash caused by someone driving under the influence. If …

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Filing an Insurance Claim After a Hit and Run Accident

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the number of hit and run accidents has been on the rise since 2000. Our clients who have been  victims of a hit and run driver are always quite frustrated. Most people understand that part of being a responsible driver (and citizen) involves stopping and filing a …

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Pursuing a Passenger Injury Claim

In many ways, it is easier to file a personal injury claim as a passenger than it is to seek compensation as a driver. When you’re the driver, there is always a question of liability (legal responsibility). If you partially caused the accident, this limits the amount of compensation you are eligible to receive. However, …

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Reasons Why an Insurance Company Might Deny Your Claim After a Car Accident

After an auto accident, most people want to get the claim processed as quickly as possible so they can move on with their lives. Unfortunately, claims are denied for many, sometimes questionable, reasons. Issues Regarding Liability Issues related to legal liability are often why a claim is denied.  If you’re filing a claim against another …

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