Category: injury claim

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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Personal Responsibility and the Role of Injury Law

When we talk with our clients, sometimes they exhibit a misunderstanding of the role of injury law in Idaho.  And sometimes this misunderstanding is even more pronounced when discussing the law with state legislators who are not trained in law.  But the reality is that there are three basic roles that injury law plays in …

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Uninsured Drivers and You in Idaho Car Wrecks

It would seem like someone injuring you by causing a car accident would be the worst case scenario. But in a certain percentage of the time there is some salt added to the wound–the driver of the car that caused the collision didn’t have insurance. Now what?  Well if you bought the coverage for yourself …

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Idaho Personal Injury Law Summary

Idaho personal injury law involves civil claims (as opposed to criminal claims)  in which a person is injured through the negligence, recklessness or intentional misconduct of another person, a company, or property owner.   Personal injury claims and  lawsuits usually relate to physical injuries, although there are some for  emotional injuries.  The social role of …

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Make Sure Your Insurance Company Pays Its Fair Share of Your Attorney Fees.

If your case is settled with the bad guy’s insurance company, (and most do settle without a trial) Idaho law gives you the right have your own insurance company share the cost of legal representation you obtained to help you.  Your own insurer usually has a claim of some sorts for amounts it paid on …

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Allstate Insurance Abuses People Plain and Simple

The Sarasota Hearald Tribune published and in-depth report on abuses of Allstate Insurance towards its insureds and claimants.  It is reproduced below Fundmentally, Allstate begain abusing customers in the 1990s and after it changed the way it handled claims, Allstate reported the largest profits of its 80-year history. It had a record profit of $4.9 …

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Understanding the Idaho Injury Claim Process-

For people who have never been through the injury claim process it can be confusing and daunting.   While every claim can have its own complexities, below is a simplified description, an overview if you will,  of what happens in the claim process if you have an Idaho accident or injury. When someone causes a collision …

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Forget the Adjuster’s BS: The Simple Truth Is That Injured People Are Better Off When Represented by a Lawyer-

The insurance adjuster for your car collision will never tell you that the insurance industry’s own research establishes that people who are represented by a personal injury attorney on average end up recovering  almost three and one-half times more than people who try to settle with the insurance company on their own.  And, because all …

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