Category: general information

Oct 26

Hit And Run Injury Accidents In Idaho

Hit and run “accidents” can be some of the most frustrating cases to deal with for our clients. Shockingly, the number of these incidents is quite high.  Using the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System  and General Estimates System databases, the American Automobile Association Foundation for Traffic Safety conducted an analysis of …

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Jul 30

Video Surveillance Of Injury Claimants In Idaho: Big Brother IS Watching

There was a an R& B hit called Somebody’s Watching Me by a musician called Rockwell in the mid-1980s. It always comes to mind as I warn injured people that they need to be aware that the insurance companies will be snooping around their lives and even videotaping them at times.  Anyone needing to assert …

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Jul 10

CNN Reports on Abuse by Big Insurance Companies: Delay, Deny, Defend

Large insurance companies like Allstate and State Farm commonly use nasty tactics to avoid paying for lost wages, medical bills and other expenses that result from collisions.  As shown in this report, these companies routinely delay, deny and defend valid claims in an effort to increase profits.  This is why we are here to work …

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Jun 11

10 Things People Do That Reduce The Value of Their Injury Claim (Actually 34)

  We often talk with clients about a settlement offer they receive or the risks of trial versus the potential for proving their injury case.  After discussing this issue today with a client, I sat down and came up with a list of the things people do that cause insurance companies and juries to reduce …

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May 21

Even “Mild” Brain Injuries In Children Can Have Substantial Consequences

Brain injuries in general, but particularly children, have become a focus of more research over the past few years.  Few things bring any issue into the public limelight like the NFL focusing on it. Focus on these injuries has also been rising because of how many our fighting men and women have suffered in Iraq …

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May 17

Tips For Deposition Witnesses In Injury Cases

If your injury claim cannot be settled and a lawsuit is filed there are a number of steps in the litigation process.  But one of the watershed days in every case occurs when the injured person has her deposition taken.  Both settlement negotiations and any eventual trial may result in disaster unless that deposition goes …

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Apr 24

Idaho Car Accident? Top 10 Things To Do (plus a Bonus)

You can protect yourself and your family by following this advice if you are unfortunate enough to end up in a car accident. 1. Don’t Leave the Scene Unless you have injuries that call for emergency transport to the hospital don’t leave the scene of an injury accident.  Not surprisingly, if you leave the scene …

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Apr 16

National Group That Works To Take Away Idahoan’s Access to the Courts is In the Spotlight

As this Idaho State Journal Editorial discusses the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has been a particularly influential organization in Idaho. This is bad for citizens and CIvil Justice. Below are some excerpts from a Thompson Reuters OpEd by Joanne Doroshow that discusses the anti-civil Justice goal’s of ALEC. There is a website called Alec …

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