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How Are Idaho Trucking Accidents Different Than Car Accidents?

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HOW ARE IDAHO TRUCKING ACCIDENTS DIFFERENT THAN CAR ACCIDENTS? By Michael J. Hanby Trucking accidents in Idaho are much more than just car accidents with bigger vehicles. We have represented victims of truck accidents in Boise, Twin Falls, and Eastern Idaho. Our experience has taught us that Idaho trucking accidents require a specialized approach. Here… Read More »

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What To Do If You’re Involved In A Trucking Accident

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WHAT TO DO IF YOU’RE INVOLVED IN A TRUCKING ACCIDENT By Jarom Whitehead Large trucks, semis, and tractor-trailers can be extremely destructive, dangerous vehicles if driven without due regard for safety, or, worse, while intoxicated or dangerously tired. If you or someone you love has been injured in an Idaho truck accident, you may have… Read More »

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Boise Cyclist Injured in Hit-and-Run Accident, Part of Growing Epidemic

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A Boise cyclist was recently hospitalized after being run over by an SUV in Meridian.  The SUV then fled the scene of the accident.  This hit-and-run accident is emblematic of a recent trend in Idaho and across the country towards an increase in the number of people fleeing accountability for accidents they cause, no… Read More »

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Deaths from Traffic Accidents Rise, and Drunk Driving a Major Factor

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The National Safety Council (NSC) has just released a report revealing that traffic deaths rose yet again in 2016. Among the greatest contributors to traffic deaths was drunken driving. A union between a federal safety agency and a research group focusing on drunk driving testing could yield a solution to this issue. 2015 was… Read More »

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WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO CHANGE YOUR CHILD’S SAFETY SEAT?

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Idaho highways and roads can be dangerous for anyone, but no one is as vulnerable in the event of a crash as your small child. You may have spent hours researching the best possible car seat for your child when you first brought them home from the hospital. It’s equally important to make the… Read More »

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How do I Pay for My Personal Injury Medical Bills?

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By Michael Hanby One question we often get from our clients is, “How will I pay for my medical bills?” As your attorneys, we work to get you the most favorable settlement or trial verdict, but that doesn’t help you pay for your medical bills today. This blog post will hopefully answer some of… Read More »

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Idaho’s Special Rules for Medical Malpractices Cases

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  Idaho’s Special Rules for Medical Malpractices Cases By Jarom Whitehead The “Gem state” is a wonderful place to live. My family and I absolutely love it. But when it comes to medical malpractice claims, many people don’t know that there are special rules that apply in Idaho. Fortunately, I have brought and won… Read More »

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Families of Idaho Airmen Killed in Car Crash Sue Idaho Transportation Department

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Car crashes are caused by a variety of factors.  While we most commonly think of poor driving as the cause, typically distracted drivers or those under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or lack of sleep, there are other factors that lead to accidents.  The families of victims of a deadly crash on Interstate 84… Read More »

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What Were the Most-Issued OSHA Violations in 2018?

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Workplaces and construction sites are responsible both to their employees and to local, state, and federal authorities for keeping their employees safe from serious injury. When workers fall victim to an accident that could have been prevented through appropriate use of safety equipment, the employers can receive violations and penalties for failing to follow… Read More »

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100 Days of Summer, 100 Traffic Deaths in Idaho

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Seven people were killed and many more injured in a handful of crashes over Labor Day weekend, capping off the end of what authorities refer to as the “100 Deadliest Days of Driving.”  Each year, the period between Memorial Day and Labor day is the most dangerous time to be on the road in… Read More »