Category: settlement

Mediation In Injury Cases: It Has Its Place

While many Idaho injury claims can be fairly settled without a lawsuit being brought, sometimes a case needs to be filed. After the lawsuit is filed the litigation process–called discovery–leads to the exchange of information between the parties.   Often there is a chance to have another serious settlement negotiation to resolve the case without …

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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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10 Mistakes People Make In Handling Their Own Personal Injury Claim

Here are ten common mistakes we see injured people make when trying to handle their own accident or injury claim. 1. Not Getting a Free Consultation with a Lawyer Almost all personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation about an injury claim. Free professional advice that can help you understand your situation is out there …

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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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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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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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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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