Pedestrian Versus Car Incidents Ramp Up in Warm Weather

Earlier this week, a pedestrian was struck and injured in an overnight crash in Boise. As reported by KBOI News Channel Two, the incident happened near the intersection of Ustick Road and 43rd Street. Although very few details about the collision have been released, we do know that one person was taken to the hospital …

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Finally a Nominee to The Empty Federal Court Seat In Idaho

Having judges in place to help decide issues and cases is a necessary part of Justice.  Hopefully, this is a sign that a even in an incredibly partisan climate, the parties can come together on a nominee to help real people deal with real disputes. When a seat on the bench sits empty that delays …

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Start The Year Off With a Close Review of Your Auto Insurance

These cold winter days are a good time to give yourself a checkup on the auto insurance coverage you have. Do you have the right coverage that will protect you? Take a moment and imagine the 16 year-old -driver of a1990 Ford pickup sliding through a stop sign and t-boning your car.   You did nothing …

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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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The Loss Of Privacy Can Be a Painful Part Of Injury Litigation

“Why do I have to give them those records? Those are not relevant.”    I could not estimate the number of times we’ve heard something like that from a client in an injury case. Discovery is Intrusive A person pursuing a money recovery in an injury lawsuit is required to provide access to anything that the …

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The Absurdity of Damage Caps Hit One of Their Own

Idaho, like many places, faced hard-fought battles in the early 2000’s over so-called “tort reform.” These were efforts to take away the rights of injured people to recover full compensation for their losses. Unsurprisingly Big insurance and Big Business funded and promoted these efforts supported by George Bush and other right-wing (NOT conservative) political figures …

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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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How to Prevent Rear End Collisions

Rear end collisions are one of the most common types of car accidents, but these crashes are easy to prevent with a few basic safety precautions. When Following Another Car Drivers have a duty to keep a safe following distance in order to avoid accidents. Here’s how you can keep from causing a rear end …

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