Category Archive: Personal Injury Claim Value

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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Dec 10

Figuring Out Pain and Suffering Damages in Idaho Injury Litigation

Figuring out the value of an injured person’s general damages claim- what is often referred to as pain and suffering–is the most difficult part of valuing a case  This is true whether you are talking about settlement or thinking about the jury’s task in setting the amount after trial. We have discussed the various things …

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Oct 23

The Absurdity of Damage Caps Hit One of Their Own

Idaho, like many places, faced hard-fought battles in the early 2000’s over so-called “tort reform.” These were efforts to take away the rights of injured people to recover full compensation for their losses. Unsurprisingly Big insurance and Big Business funded and promoted these efforts supported by George Bush and other right-wing (NOT conservative) political figures …

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Jun 22

Common Reasons Insurance Companies Fail to Pay Fairly for An Injury Claim

When you faithfully pay your insurance premiums, it’s reasonable to expect that any claim you make will be processed in a timely fashion. But, being the cynical money-grubbing entities that they have become, and to keep costs down companies are often reluctant to pay when you file a claim for accident-related expenses. When it comes …

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Sep 23

Statute of Limitations for Idaho Personal Injury Cases

The term statute of limitations refers to the amount of time the law allows for you to bring legal action against the person or business responsible for your injury. Statute of limitations apply to not just injury cases but to most other types civil claims and criminal actions. The idea behind a statute of limitations …

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Apr 29

Damages for Lost Income and Earnings: The Calculation Can be Complex

If you’ve sustained injuries from a motor vehicle accident caused by another person that affected your ability to earn an income, you are entitled to recover compensatory damages. This includes compensation for income lost because you were recuperating from your injuries as well as compensation for a loss of future earning capacity. For example, a …

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Apr 18

Social Media Posts Could Wreck Your Car Accident Case

Like it or not, social media is a way of life for many people. Worldwide, Facebook has over 1.3 billion users and almost half of users aged 18-34 check Facebook when they first wake up. Sharing is what we do, and it can be anything from bragging about our kids’ accomplishments, to vacation photos, to …

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Mar 10

Mistakes People Make That Cost them Money In Injury Claims

Discussing claims with clients is a basic part of being an injury lawyer Acting as counselors, good personal injury lawyers regularly discuss a client’s settlement offers alongside the risks of taking their case to trial.  It is a basic part of being a personal injury attorney.  The list of mistakes that people can – and …

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