Category: Insurance & Insurance Bad Faith

Jan 27

What is My Personal Injury Claim Worth?

“What is my claim worth?” If I’ve had one injured client ask the question I have had a thousand do so. Falsehoods in the media often have people confused about what sort of monetary recovery they should expect when they are injured in a car accident, by a dangerous product, in a 18- wheeler case …

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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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Aug 02

Lost Income Claims In Personal Injury Cases Can Be Complicated

Idaho law provides people injured in car crashes, or through other negligent acts, a claim for compensation for a variety of damages they incur.  Included in the claims are things like medical care, car repair and pain and suffering.  Often one of the most complex areas to try and calculate a fair value for a …

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May 29

Spring is Motorcycle Season: Be Safe Out There

Warmer weather means more motorcycles are sharing the roads.  It also means both motorists and motorcycle riders need to take extra care to avoid accidents.  Be on the lookout for motorcycles.   For young riders, being smart and in control remains the key to safety.  Avoiding tragedies like the 20 year old who recently died in …

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Mar 26

Protect Yourself and Your Injury Claim With The Right Evidence

For any person to get fair compensation for losses incurred at the hands of another person can be difficult. Insurance companies and the defendants in negligence claims have many reasons to fight back against a plaintiffs’  claims. Not the least of which are financial incentives.  They want to get out of paying for your losses …

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Feb 20

Not Your Good Neighbor- State Farm Insurance is Pushing a Bill At the Idaho Legislature Designed to Take Away it Policyholders Rights

(Update:  March 2013, GOOD PEOPLE STOPPED THIS BAD PROPOSAL) This is a bad proposed bill and you can help stop it.  Read below and Call members of the Idaho Senate Judiciary and Rule Committee. Contact information is all below State Farm and its corporate out of state representative attorney Paul Danner are pushing Senate Bill …

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