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Some Help for Healing Emotionally After a Car Accident

Some Help for Healing Emotionally After a Car Accident

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

[generated_article] Take Care of Yourself After an accident, the temptation to curl up and zone out for a while is understandable, but don’t let that first reaction become a habit. Try this instead: Get some exercise. If your physical condition allows it, sticking to your previous exercise routine is a good idea, but check with your […]

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What is a Workers’ Compensation Penalty Payment?

What is a Workers’ Compensation Penalty Payment?

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

Do you know what a workers’ compensation penalty is? Understanding what goes into a workers’ comp claim can be overwhelming. Now add physical pain. Toss in loss of income. Stir in fear of the unknown. These ingredients can turn your life topsy-turvy. Try not to worry. Hope lines the horizon. There’s a checks and balances […]

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My Visit to the Harley-Davidson Museum

My Visit to the Harley-Davidson Museum

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

Bruce Skaug, Managing Attorney I had the chance to go to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to visit the Harley-Davidson Museum. It was awesome. They have a bike from every single year since 1903. Lots of cool stuff. I was in town on Harley-Davidson’s monthly Bike Night and the riders there are a little bit wild. Some were […]

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What is a Jackknife Truck Accident?

What is a Jackknife Truck Accident?

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

A tractor-trailer consists of two separate parts that are connected. The front tractor houses the cab and engine. The trailer is for hauling loads in the back. When the tractor and trailer travel in different directions, it’s called a jackknife crash. The larger part could wind up sliding at a 90-degree angle. When both parts […]

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I’ve Just Witnessed A Car Accident; What Should I Do?

I’ve Just Witnessed A Car Accident; What Should I Do?

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

[generated_article] What To Do If You Witness A Car Accident Many people have been involved in small fender benders, but not everyone is familiar with what they should do when they witness a motor vehicle collision. Do you stop, or keep driving? Do you help the drivers? How should you proceed? What do you do […]

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Filing a Car Accident Case

Filing a Car Accident Case

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

In an auto collision case, when a person files a claim, they are giving notice to an auto insurance company that they want compensation for their damages. It can also mean the person is filing a complaint with the court and taking the at-fault driver to trial. Filing a car accident case can be as […]

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What is the value of my car accident case?

What is the value of my car accident case?

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

Calculating a car accident settlement is a crucial part of a case. A lawyer will look at the injuries the injured person sustained and the effects they had on the person’s life. This may include consulting with experts including doctors and financial advisers to better illustrate how the accident affected a person. Additionally, they will […]

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Can You Refuse Medical Treatment After a Car Accident? You can, but don’t!

Can You Refuse Medical Treatment After a Car Accident? You can, but don’t!

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

Can you refuse medical treatment at the scene of an accident? Yes, however, it is one of the biggest mistakes a person can make after a car accident. Patients have the right to autonomy which includes the right to refuse treatment, however medical treatment is essential for multiple reasons. First, and most important, it is […]

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Good Samaritan – It’s a sign of character but it’s also the law

Good Samaritan – It’s a sign of character but it’s also the law

Monday, May 16th, 2022

Oregon Good Samaritan Law – What is it? Where does it happen and how does it affect us here in Idaho? Being good neighbors leans us into supporting clients both in Oregon and here at home in Idaho as good Samaritans. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), The premise underlying the good […]

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Are You Protected Working in Multiple States? Your Workers’ Compensation May Only be Valid in One State

Are You Protected Working in Multiple States? Your Workers’ Compensation May Only be Valid in One State

Monday, May 9th, 2022

Do you operate in some of Idaho’s neighboring states?  What happens when you hire someone in one state then send that employee to work in another? Does workers’ compensation cover your business in this situation? Does workers compensation cover your employee in this situation? Workers’ comp can be confusing. What to understand which benefits apply […]

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My Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Compensation – What Should I Do?

My Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Compensation – What Should I Do?

Monday, May 9th, 2022

Have you found out that your employer doesn’t have workers’ compensation? Ideally, your employer should carry workers’ compensation insurance. But life happens and sometimes policies lapse, which doesn’t help if you find yourself injured at work and needing an income. Unfortunately, chances are that you don’t know that your employer doesn’t have workers’ comp insurance […]

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What to Do if My Workers’ Compensation Payment is Declined?

What to Do if My Workers’ Compensation Payment is Declined?

Wednesday, May 4th, 2022

Workers’ compensation declined? Keep calm and contact Skaug Law! These kinds of setbacks aren’t all that uncommon. It’s unfortunate, but valid workers’ comp claims are frequently denied. There are options. When you have legal help, this road becomes a lot less bumpy. Here’s your next steps: Step 1. Read the Claim Denial Letter… Again. You […]

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Trucking – What is the Difference Between Interstate and Intrastate?

Trucking – What is the Difference Between Interstate and Intrastate?

Friday, April 29th, 2022

These two major types of trucks are everyday sights in Boise, Idaho. Why does noting differences between interstate and intrastate trucking matter? Truckers need to know so they can follow specific rules. Passenger vehicle drivers can stay in the loop. Knowing which trucks do what raises awareness. If you’re in an accident with a truck, […]

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How Are Car Accident Cases Different From 18-Wheeler Accidents?

How Are Car Accident Cases Different From 18-Wheeler Accidents?

Monday, April 11th, 2022

Being involved in an auto accident is scary enough, but 18-wheeler accidents can be a total nightmare. Regular automobiles are roughly within the same size. Tractor-trailers are massive. If you survive getting hit by one of these vehicles, your life may never be the same. Have you or a loved one been injured by an […]

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FedEx Truck Accident Statistics

FedEx Truck Accident Statistics

Thursday, March 24th, 2022

More than three billion packages were delivered in 2021. Who was responsible for this feat? FedEx Ground, a sector of Federal Express Corporation (FedEx). This transporting titan gets things where they need to go, but at what cost? FedEx drivers were in 405 accidents. This alarming two-year figure began in early December 2019. Ten crashes […]

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