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Tips For Deposition Witnesses In Injury Cases

If your injury claim cannot be settled and a lawsuit is filed there are a number of steps in the litigation process.  But one of the watershed days in every case occurs when the injured person has her deposition taken.  Both settlement negotiations and any eventual trial may result in disaster unless that deposition goes …

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Personal Responsibility and the Role of Injury Law

When we talk with our clients, sometimes they exhibit a misunderstanding of the role of injury law in Idaho.  And sometimes this misunderstanding is even more pronounced when discussing the law with state legislators who are not trained in law.  But the reality is that there are three basic roles that injury law plays in …

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Kurt Holzer named Idaho Trial Lawyer of the Year

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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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The Good Guys Win Another One-Idaho Supreme Court Affirms Jury Verdict in Case Tried by Holzer Edwards

The case is reported at Phillips v. Erhart,. 151 Idaho 100,  254 P.3d 1, 10 (2011) IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF IDAHO Docket No. 36801 JAMES M. PHILLIPS and GALE PHILLIPS, Plaintiffs-Respondents, v. MILT E. ERHART and MARY C. ERHART, Defendants-Appellants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) )) Boise, May …

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Stopping Drunk Drivers Before Their Victims Become Our Clients

I often tell clients that the best injury claim is the smallest injury claim.  A big claim means your life is interrupted and turned upside down. Often the biggest claims show up when a bad guy driver is behind the wheel drunk. That is why I like to see things like this recent news release …

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The Jury Trial: The Seventh Amendment and Idaho’s Constitution Protect Your Rights

The Constitution of the United States often comes under attack from various directions.   Like when special interests try to limit our Second Amendment right to bear arms or our First Amendment freedoms of religion and press.  These days, however, the most frequently attacked Constitutional right is the Seventh Amendment right to trial by jury.                                          …

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