Category Archive: Litigation & Legislation

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 13

What Happens When Your Spouse Injures You in A Car Accident?

Family relationships can make pursuing a valid injury claim emotionally more difficult. Idaho has special rules that protect the family relationships as well as an injured person’s right to compensation.

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Jun 11

What Is It That Injury Lawyers Do Anyway?

It is fair to wonder what it is that personal injury attorneys do.For good attorneys, the answer is we get cases ready for trial. That does not mean your case is going to trial, just that it will be ready to go. The difference between a good personal injury attorney and one who is just 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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May 23

Wrongful Death Claims In Idaho

When a person is killed because of another person’s neglect or a company’s recklessness, Idaho law allows a lawsuit to be brought for wrongful death. Until Idaho Code section 5-311 was passed, a negligent person had no responsibility if they caused an injury so severe it led to a death.  That statute now allows a person’s …

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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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Jan 25

Some Frequently Asked Questions We Hear as Accident Injury Lawyers

There are many, many, questions that we discuss with people who call us to talk about their Idaho personal injury case.  Below are a few that we hear regularly and some basic answers.  We are always happy to discuss these issues further so do not hesitate to call us about your injury claim. How fast …

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Jan 09

When Do I Need A Lawyer For My Personal Injury Claim?

Not every time you need to make a claim against a person who caused a collision requires an attorney.  The specific circumstances will dictate whether an attorney needs to be involved.  For example, in a car crash injury case which was not your fault if the other driver has an insurance policy with low limits …

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