Category Archives: Verdict & Settlement Information

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 […]

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 (www.hepworthholzer.com) 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 […]

Why is My Settlement Offer So Low? Avoid These Mistakes To Maximize The Value Of Your Injury Claim

Why is My Settlement Offer So Low

When you have been injured through the wrongful act of another, it is reasonable to want to maximize the value of your injury claim.  The available  monetary recovery will only fully compensate an injured person who is diligent in the injury claim process.  I  often talk with clients about a settlement offer they receive in […]