Category Archives: Car Collisions

Understanding Your Idaho Car Insurance Policy

Understanding Your Idaho Automobile Insurance Coverage

Automobile insurance coverage and its lingo can be confusing — collision, medpay, liability, UIM, uninsured, 50/100, 25/50/25, 500 single limits.  Many times people come to us and say they have “full coverage” but are not sure what that means. One way to think about car insurance policies is that it they are like a pair […]

Comparative Responsibility, Idaho’s 50/50 Rule and Protecting Yourself

Comparative Responsibility Idaho's 5050 Rule and Protecting Yourself

If the insurance adjuster for your injury claim mentions “comparative responsibility” or a “percentage of fault” to you its time to watch out.  He is trying to take money out of your pocket. Idaho has a law on the books that the insurance company  is trying to use against you. .  The idea behind this […]

Aggressive Driving: Tips To Minimize Problems With Anger, Aggression and Road Rage

Aggressive Driving: Tips To Minimize Problems With Anger, Aggression and Road Rage

Aggressive driving is a major factor in many needless vehicle accidents. Idaho Transportation Department statistics show aggressive driving contributed to at least 13 of the 91 deaths on Idaho roads in the summer of 2019.  Federal Statistics also show aggressive driving was a factor in 51 percent of all crashes and 33 percent of all fatalities […]

It Is Now Illegal In Idaho To Use A Handheld Cell Phone In Your Car

Hands-Free Cell Phone

A new Idaho law that requires drivers use hands-free cell phones and makes handheld cellphone use illegal comes into effect in July. Idaho’s Hands-Free Cell Phone Statute As of  Wednesday (July 1. 2020) drivers in Idaho will only be able to use electronic devices in hands-free mode behind the wheel. This includes when stopped at […]

Mistakes That Cost Injured People Money In Injury Claims

Mistakes That Cost Injured People Money In Injury Claims

Acting as counselors, good personal injury lawyers regularly discuss with their client’s settlement offers received from the insurance company alongside the risks of taking their case to trial.  It is one part of the normal course of things you deal with when going through the injury claim process.  One of the things we talk about […]

Hit And Run Injury Accidents In Idaho

hit and run

Hit and run “accidents” can be some of the most frustrating cases to deal with for our clients. These can be getting side-swiped on the highway and watching the the other driver zoom away in her car. Or just returning to your parked car in front of your house or in a parking lot after […]