Category: Personal Injury Claim Value

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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Dec 26

Nine Tips On Protecting Your Claim And Getting Fair Compensation

There are a variety of things that you can do to make sure that you are fairly compensated for your losses in a claim.  Insurance companies and their lawyers have techniques they use to trip up ordinary people in the claims process.  Often these techniques rely on the fact that regular people act in regular …

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Aug 28

Pre-Exisiting Conditions and Prior Injuries Can Impact the Value of Your Personal Injury Claim.

One thing that always makes claims in personal injury lawsuits more difficult is when a person has a pre-existing injury.   If you had a prior injury or documented medical care for the same area of your body, the lawyer for the bad guy will likely assert that your condition was not caused by the auto …

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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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Jan 28

Getting Medical Bills Incurred Because of a Personal Injury Paid in Idaho

A regular concern of our Idaho car crash clients is: Who pays my medical bills? The answer, like in so many other parts of the personal injury arena, is: “it depends.” Among the potential entities that need to pay are your own (or the driver’s) Medical Payments (“med-pay”) coverage (or Personal Injury Protection) from auto …

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Jan 07

What is My Personal Injury Claim Worth? Five of the Factors That Impact the Value of Your Injury Case

One of the things we are often asked by potential clients is “what is my claim worth?”  or “what is a fair settlement value?” People who have been involved in a car accident or otherwise injured through the negligence of another person often want to know how much they should expect to recover.    We …

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