Author Archives: John Janis

Nine Tips On Protecting Your Injury Claim And Getting Fair Compensation

Protecting Your Injury Claim

There are a variety of things that you can do to make sure that you are fairly compensated for your losses by protecting your injury claim.  Insurance companies and their lawyers have techniques they use to trip up ordinary people in the claims process.  Often these techniques rely on the fact that regular people act […]

What Is My Injury Claim Worth?

injury claim worth

The worth of your injury claim is driven by the losses you incurred. There are many variables that impact the value of a claim.  The reality is that it is not possible for a good injury attorney to provide you reliable information on what your case is worth early on in the case process.  Good […]

5 Reasons Insurance Companies Say “Claim Denied”

claim denied

You might hear “claim denied” from an insurance company for a number of, sometimes questionable, reasons. After a collision, most people want to get the insurance claim processed and without headaches. The just want to move on with their lives. Insurance company denial complicate things. Issues Regarding Liability One of the reasons insurance companies deny […]

Kurt Holzer Elected To Serve Three-Year Term As Idaho State Bar Commissioner

Kurt Holzer Elected To Serve Three-Year Term As Idaho State Bar Commissioner

Lawyers from Idaho’s Fourth Judicial District recently elected Hepworth Holzer, LLP partner Kurt Holzer as one of the Fourth District’s two representatives on the Idaho State Bar Commission.  The ISB governs the practice of law in Idaho particularly in the area of admissions and discipline pursuant to authority granted by the Idaho Supreme Court.   The […]

Pedestrian Injury Claim: What To Expect If Hit By A Car

Pedestrian Injury Claim

Car accidents involving a pedestrian injury after they are hit while walking frequently result in serious injury or death. Contrary to what you might think, however, the driver is not automatically responsible. Liability for a collision, whether it causes a personal injury or a death in Idaho is determined by each party’s conduct, not their […]

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

The Jury Trial

The Constitution of the United States often comes under attack from various directions.   Like when special interests try to limit our First Amendment freedoms of religion and press.  Perhaps the most frequently attacked Constitutional right is the Seventh Amendment right to trial by jury. Among his many offenses against the then colonies, King George […]