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Suing Drunk Drivers Who Hurt People.

Suing drunk drivers for causing injury is part of what we do.  Drunk driving is referred to in the law of Idaho as driving under the influence (DUI).  In other places it is referred to as driving while intoxicated (DWI).  Regardless of what you call it, the behavior...

Pedestrian Injuries and Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian injuries have made too much news in the Treasure Valley of late.  Florence and Robert Goar died from the injuries they suffered after being hit by a car while in a crosswalk in Meridian. Pedestrians have been hit by cars in downtown Boise and near St....

Punitive Damages In Idaho: A Rare And Effective Tool

Idaho is like the vast majority of US States in that it allows citizen juries to award punitive damages in appropriate circumstances. The seminal national study about punitive damages reinforces a truth most of us who practice civil trial law in Idaho understand. ...

Pedestrian Injury Claim: What To Expect If Hit By A Car

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 Law Is About Personal Responsibility

Personal responsibility is the cornerstone of injury law. And injury law is one of the important parts of the civil justice system.   At times conversations with clients expose a misunderstanding of this important role of injury law in Idaho.  And sometimes this...

Idaho Personal Injury Statutes of Limitations

As there are in every other state, you will find that there are Idaho personal injury statutes of limitations.  The term statute of limitations refers to the amount of time the law allows for you to bring legal action against the person or business responsible for...