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Caldwell School Therapist Accused of Child Battery

A six year-old, nonverbal autistic boy was a victim of physical abuse by his speech therapist according to a Tort Claim filed today with the Idaho Secretary of State. The child, who is not named because of his age, was in speech therapy when...

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Suing for Wrongful Death

A wrongful death lawsuit may occur when another person is at fault in the case of a person’s death. The surviving family member has the potential to receive compensation—lost wages from the deceased, lost companionship, and funeral expenses. An attorney can help you navigate...

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Are You Eligible to Receive Workers’ Comp?

Perhaps you have been injured or become ill as a result of a work-related activity. Perhaps you are just researching for future scenarios. Either way, it’s a wise idea to brush up on workers’ comp rules to know when to contact an injury lawyer....

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What Makes it a Work Injury?

Have you been injured as the result of your work? Lawyers in Boise Valley have seen many cases and have the experience to walk you through the process of receiving workers’ compensation benefits. You may have several questions about what qualifies as a work-related...

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Have You Been Injured? Discover Why Hiring an Attorney is a Good Idea

If you or a family member have been injured, you may wonder if there’s any real need to hire an attorney. At first, hiring an injury lawyer may not even occur to you. You expect to be treated fairly after an injury, but the...

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I’ve Been Injured at Work. Is There Help with Workers’ Compensation?

If you’ve been injured at work and need to file a worker’s compensation claim, talking to an injury lawyer is a good idea. At  Skaug Law, we understand worker’s compensation laws, and can help make sure you receive the care you need, your medical bills...

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Car versus Pedestrian Accidents: Know Your Options

Pedestrian-car accidents can be devastating, and they’re more common than most people realize. Not surprisingly, insurance companies have a track record of trying to duck responsibility by blaming the victim. A car accident attorney can be a powerful advocate to help you get good medical...

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Motorcycle Safety

It’s no secret — riding two wheels is loads of thrilling fun . . . as long as no one gets hurt. Here are a few safety tips to protect yourself from injuries resulted by motorcycle accidents. 1. Wear the right gear. A helmet is...

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Be Alert for Elder Abuse

If you have placed an elderly relative in a nursing home, you probably thought he/she would be guaranteed the proper care and protection. However, many elders are abused both in homes and in facilities responsible for their care. As a person grows older, they...

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The Stages of Grief from Wrongful Death

Nothing compares to the ache of losing your loved one to wrongful death in a car accident or medical malpractice. There are different stages of grief to walk through. Stage 1 – Shock/Denial After you receive the tragic news of that stopped heartbeat, you...

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