Category Archives: Verdict & Settlement Information

Second Win At Idaho Supreme Court For Hepworth Holzer This Month

In a ruling today the Idaho Supreme Court has reversed the district court’s dismissal of a medical malpractice case brought by Rockne Hollingsworth before a determination on the merits.  In Idaho a government run hospital must receive notice of the claim within 180 days of an injury under the Idaho Tort Claims Act (“ITCA”).  The district […]

Idaho Supreme Court Affirms $2 Million Dollar Judgment Obtained By Hepworth Holzer

Hepworth Holzer Partners

Hepworth Holzer, LLP offers congratulations to our client and friend Andy Hawes.  The Idaho Supreme Court today unanimously affirmed the jury verdict in his favor that we obtained in May 2019.  John Janis and John Kluksdal led the firm’s trial team. John Janis explains the case was uniquely difficult as because Defendant Western Pacific Timber […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hepworth Holzer Obtains Five Million Dollar Judgment In Idaho Drunk Driving Case

Hepworth Holzer Obtains Five Million Dollar Judgment In Idaho Drunk Driving Case

As reported in the Idaho Press, BSR Ventures dba Advanced Heating and Cooling accepted judgment against it for $5 million to compensate the four adult daughters of Cheryl Miller of Dietrich Idaho who was killed by Advanced’s employee Larry Halbert in a drunk-driving crash in 2017. Our firm represented the Miller family in this wrongful […]