Category Archive: settlement

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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Jul 30

Video Surveillance Of Injury Claimants In Idaho: Big Brother IS Watching

There was a an R& B hit called Somebody’s Watching Me by a musician called Rockwell in the mid-1980s. It always comes to mind as I warn injured people that they need to be aware that the insurance companies will be snooping around their lives and even videotaping them at times.  Anyone needing to assert …

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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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Nov 17

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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Oct 18

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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Oct 03

A Bad Idea Lives in Idaho-Limits on Non-Economic Damages

When a person is injured by another person’s negligence the injured person has the right to recover all the damages  incurred.  Damages include both economic losses (lost income-medical expenses etc.) and non-economic losses (loss of enjoyment of life, disfigurement, pain and suffering etc.).   A more complete discussion  of damages can be found in this …

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Jul 20

Understanding the Idaho Injury Claim Process-

For people who have never been through the injury claim process it can be confusing and daunting.   While every claim can have its own complexities, below is a simplified description, an overview if you will,  of what happens in the claim process if you have an Idaho accident or injury. When someone causes a collision …

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Jul 09

Forget the Adjuster’s BS: The Simple Truth Is That Injured People Are Better Off When Represented by a Lawyer-

The insurance adjuster for your car collision will never tell you that the insurance industry’s own research establishes that people who are represented by a personal injury attorney on average end up recovering  almost three and one-half times more than people who try to settle with the insurance company on their own.  And, because all …

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