Tag Archive: personal injury

May 04

Electronic Time Logs for Commercial Truck Drivers Might Make the Roads Safer

This past December, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the adoption of the final rule that will require electronic logging devices (ELD) for the commercial truck and bus industries. The ELD final rule will employ technology to strengthen truck and bus drivers’ compliance with hours-of-service regulations. These rules exist to prevent fatigued, tired, …

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Oct 23

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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Jul 24

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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Jan 20

The Variability of Spinal Cord Injuries

When we deal with large trucking cases we often see clients with some sort of spinal cord injury.   And while, in our experience these injuries more common in trucking cases, or in cases involving vehicle rollovers, spinal cord injuries can occur in any type of injury accident. The fact that a person has a spinal …

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Jan 06

Free Book To Help With Your Idaho Injury Claim

We offer a free book that we wrote to answer people’s questions about Idaho injury law. We have practiced as injury attorneys for many decades.  In that time, we had injured people and clients coming to us with many of the same questions.  Such as questions about comparative responsibility,or  fault. Questions about their insurance claims …

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Nov 18

Dealing With Damages Caused by An Uninsured Driver

Idaho law requires all drivers to have insurance to cover accidents that are their fault. Unfortunately, not all drivers follow the law. If you are in a car collision with one of those uninsured drivers, there are a few options open to you for recovering the losses. Use Uninsured Motorists Insurance You Bought We tell …

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Jun 27

Pedestrian Safety for Seniors

Walking is an important form of transportation for the elderly. It is more affordable than owning a car and provides significant health benefits as a way to ensure regular physical activity. However, older people face several obstacles as pedestrians. Vision and hearing decrease as we age, so older people are more likely to overlook crosswalk …

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May 28

Don’t Let Your Motorcycle Season Start Off with a Crash

On May 17, Idaho State Police had to investigate a crash at the intersection on  Highway 50, just outside of Hansen.  Christopher Park was driving west on  Highway 50 on his motorcycle -a 2011 Honda. Adrian Hurtado was southbound on 3800 North in his new pickup.  Hurtado didn’t yield to Park, as he was supposed …

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