Category Archives: Personal Injury

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 […]

The “Gap In Treatment” Issue In Personal Injury Cases

gap in treatment

People often make a basic mistake when they have been injured. They think they should treat their medical care like they always do.  For many people that means they try to “tough it out.” Injured people don’t often understand that this makes the insurance company happy. That company will use your actions in the medical […]

The Contingency Fee: Providing Access To Justice For Injured Idahoans

Contingency fee

The contingency fee or “No fee unless you win” allows many people who otherwise couldn’t do so obtain access to legal services.  In the many years our Idaho personal injury attorneys have represented injured people, few clients have wanted us to work on hourly fee instead of a contingency fee at the outset of a case.   […]

Jury Trials Are Part Of What Makes America Great

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Using juries to decide conflicts is a practice that began in ancient Greece.  In their version, juries consisted of hundreds of citizens called upon to decide the facts of the cases presented.  The Magna Carta enshrined the jury as a fundamental right of an English citizen in 1215.  It established and secured the right to […]

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 […]

New Idaho Law Helps Enforce Insurance Obligation

New Idaho Law Helps Enforce Insurance Obligation

As with all other states, Idaho requires drivers to be covered by liability insurance.  The motor vehicle responsibility act requires Idaho drivers to have proof of insurance with them in their car. The newest addition to the law is contained in Idaho Code section 49-1234.   It takes effect on January 1, 2020.  Insurance companies wil […]