Category: Verdict & Settlement Information

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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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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Feb 03

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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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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Dec 16

The Contingency Fee: Making Sure An Idaho Injury Attorney Can Be There For You

Risks Ahead?

Not once in the 20 years I have been a Idaho injury trial lawyer has a client wanted me to work on hourly fee instead of a contingency fee at the outset of a case.   Clients understandably want me to take the risk of no recovery and I am glad I have the ability to …

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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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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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