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May 25

Safe Riding: May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

In addition to being Bicycle Safety Month in Idaho, May is also National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is again engaged in their annual safety campaign aimed at improving safety for motorcycle riders across the nation. This month, the NHTSA is reminding motorists to Share the Road with motorcycles. …

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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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Jul 24

10 Mistakes People Make In Handling Their Own Personal Injury Claim

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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Jan 06

Free Book To Help With Your Idaho Injury Claim

We offer a free book that we wrote to answer people’s questions about Idaho injury law. We have practiced as injury attorneys for many decades.  In that time, we had injured people and clients coming to us with many of the same questions.  Such as questions about comparative responsibility,or  fault. Questions about their insurance claims …

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Feb 03

The Value Of a Personal Injury Claim: Many Intangibles Matter

There are many variables that impact the value of any personal injury claim.  The reality is that it is not possible for a good personal injury attorney to provide you reliable information on what your case is worth early on in the case process. And good Idaho personal injury lawyers do not pretend they can.  …

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Nov 15

Herniated Discs and Car Accidents: Get a Good Lawyer

Car collisions can cause serious injuries to people’s backs and spines.  One of the injuries we see with regularity is a herniated disc.  The Basics of a Disc Herniation To understand the injury first there is the basic anatomy of the spine.  It is composed of 24 bones called vertebrae separated by the soft cartilage …

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Oct 14

Dealing with “Pre-Existing” Injuries in an Injury Claim in Idaho

If you have ever had any complaints of pain or prior injuries in the part of your body that is injured in a car wreck be ready for watch out for insurance company manipulation.    Insurance companies try to use the excuse of a pre-existing injury to avoid responsibility for providing compensation to injured people.  …

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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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