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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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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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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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Do You Agree With Meridian’s Ban On Using Handheld Devices While Driving?

Do You Agree With Meridian’s Ban On Using Handheld Devices While Driving?

Thursday, March 17th, 2022

By Bruce D. Skaug Managing Attorney, Skaug Law PC   It took a tie-breaking vote by Mayor Tammy De Weerd to pass the hands-free ordinance through a divided Meridian city council. If you are pulled over for using a handheld device while driving in Meridian, expect to pay a total of $155 in penalty and […]

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Uninsured Motorist Claims: What Happens Next?

Uninsured Motorist Claims: What Happens Next?

Tuesday, March 15th, 2022

If you were hurt by an underinsured or uninsured driver, don’t give up hope. Every year, too many drivers choose to drive on Idaho roads without sufficient insurance — or worse, no insurance at all. Insurance industry estimates show that as many as 25% of drivers do not carry sufficient insurance in the event they […]

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You have been in a hit and run accident! – Now What?

You have been in a hit and run accident! – Now What?

Thursday, March 10th, 2022

What to do after a car accident, especially if it’s a hit and run accident? Being involved in a car accident is never a good experience. Even if the accident wasn’t serious enough that anyone was injured, the shock and trauma can still stay with you (and any passengers) and leave you feeling a little bit […]

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Rollover Accident Lawyer

Rollover Accident Lawyer

Thursday, March 10th, 2022

A rollover accident occurs when a vehicle rolls onto its side or top and rolls over several times. They usually happen on a freeway when people go off the road or sometimes in a T-bone accident that is so violent it flips the car over. You can keep from becoming involved in a rollover accident […]

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Hit-And-Run Accident Lawyer: Getting Help In Nampa

Hit-And-Run Accident Lawyer: Getting Help In Nampa

Thursday, March 10th, 2022

Updated August 2020 Being in a car accident can be devastating, especially when the at-fault driver fled the scene. Drivers may flee the scene of the wreck because they want to avoid the repercussions of their negligent actions. Sometimes, the at-fault driver in a hit-and-run accident was under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Regardless […]

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Recreational Vehicle Accident Lawyer

Recreational Vehicle Accident Lawyer

Sunday, March 6th, 2022

The popularity of recreational vehicles (RVs) in America shows no signs of slowing down. Along with the growing number of RVs on the road has been a rise in the number of recreational vehicle accidents. Because of the combination of large vehicle size and driver inexperience, recreational vehicles often pose a severe risk to those […]

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Med Pay Coverage

Med Pay Coverage

Friday, March 4th, 2022

Med Pay is an important part of your car insurance policy. It can allow you to pay for your medical bills following an accident. This can help you make sure you get the treatment you need while working your way through the settlement process. A knowledgeable car accident lawyer from Skaug Law can help you […]

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Accidents Involving Bad Weather Lawyer

Accidents Involving Bad Weather Lawyer

Friday, March 4th, 2022

An accident involving hazardous weather conditions could cause severe and devastating consequences. People can sustain injuries such as broken bones, head trauma, organ damage, and loss of limbs. With the help of a knowledgeable car accident attorney, you may be eligible to seek compensation for your injuries.  If you or a loved one were injured […]

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Head-On Collision Lawyer

Head-On Collision Lawyer

Friday, March 4th, 2022

A head-on collision is when the front-ends of two vehicles smash into each other. These car accidents are some of the most deadly and can lead to significant injuries and damages. A head-on car crash victim may sustain severe physical, psychological, and financial hardships. If you were involved in such a car wreck, you might […]

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Rear-End Collision Lawyer

Rear-End Collision Lawyer

Friday, March 4th, 2022

A rear-end collision occurs when the driver of one vehicle crashes into the vehicle in front of them, and police usually give citations for following too close in these cases. Despite the simple nature of these accidents, you may find that the at-fault party or their insurance company is trying to pin some of the […]

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Texting While Driving Accident Lawyer

Texting While Driving Accident Lawyer

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022

Being involved in a motor vehicle collision can be scary and overwhelming. Unfortunately, many car wrecks today are caused by distracted drivers who do not adequately pay attention to the road. Enlist the help of an experienced car wreck attorney to determine whether the opposing driver in your case was distracted by their cellphone and […]

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