Category Archives: Damages

The Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents

The Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Truck-on-vehicle accidents—while less common than other collisions—are far more dangerous for everyone involved. In this article, we review why this is, what the most common causes of truck accidents are, and why you need to call an experienced personal injury attorney if you or a loved one is injured by a semi-truck driver. Trucks pose […]

Who Pays My Medical Bills After An Injury Crash In Idaho?

Who Pays My Medical Bills After An Injury Crash

One of the first questions our injured clients ask is: Who pays my medical bills?  This question is always on our client’s minds.  We hear it whether the injury occurred in an auto accident, a bicycle collision, a truck crash or any other type of on the road incident.  That is why we talk about […]

Hepworth Holzer, LLP Gets $500,000 Jury Verdict In Ada County Lawsuit Against Company Formerly Owned by Ex-Billionaire Tim Blixseth

Lawsuit Against Company Formerly Owned by Ex-Billionaire Tim Blixseth

Hepworth Holzer, LLP ( partners John Janis and John Kluksdal received a 2.2 million dollar judgment after trial and a $500,000 verdict on May 3 in a dispute over a severance agreement.   Andrew E. Hawes, former general counsel at Western Pacific Timber, LLC was the plaintiff.   The case was tried for 5-days in front of […]

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 Idaho Non-Economic Damages Cap: A Bad Idea

Non-Economic Damages Cap

When one person’s negligence injures another person, the injured person has the right to recover monetary compensation for the damages they incur.  The term damages has two parts. One part of damages are the economic losses (lost income-medical expenses etc.).  The second part are the non-economic losses (loss of enjoyment of life, disfigurement, pain and suffering […]

Settlement Of Your Injury Case Requires Consideration of Many Issues

Settlement Of Your Injury

The opportunity for settlement of your injury case often raises many questions.  The basic one “should I settle my case” requires you to think about a number of issues. Unsurprisingly in a settlement, there is always paperwork. One basic truth is be sure you understand what the paperwork means and the terms of the settlement […]