Category: Personal Injury Claim Value

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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