Category: Verdict & Settlement Information

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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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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Our Clients Talking About Working with John Edwards

Cheryl Van Houten Andree Maxwell

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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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Idaho Personal Injury Law Summary

Idaho personal injury law involves civil claims (as opposed to criminal claims)  in which a person is injured through the negligence, recklessness or intentional misconduct of another person, a company, or property owner.   Personal injury claims and  lawsuits usually relate to physical injuries, although there are some for  emotional injuries.  The social role of …

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Punitive Damages Are Rarely Used and Have Proven Effective in Making a Better Society

A recent national study about Punitive Damages showed what most of us who practice law understand,  they are rare and they are effective.  Punitive damages are only allowed in limited situations.  For example, in Idaho, the law only allows punitive damages when a plaintiff can “prove, by clear and convincing evidence, oppressive, fraudulent, malicious or …

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Suing the Government in Idaho: Tort Claims, Damage Limitations and More

Recovering damages from the government  for personal injuries caused to you presents special challenges. It is probably no surprise that there are special barriers to get over and “hoops to jump through”  before you are allowed to even file a lawsuit. Idaho law requires an injured person file a Notice of Tort Claim with the …

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Make Sure Your Insurance Company Pays Its Fair Share of Your Attorney Fees.

If your case is settled with the bad guy’s insurance company, (and most do settle without a trial) Idaho law gives you the right have your own insurance company share the cost of legal representation you obtained to help you.  Your own insurer usually has a claim of some sorts for amounts it paid on …

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