Please Note: The medical information contained below is meant only to provide some general thoughts on just some of the types of injuries that one can sustain in an accident or collision. It is imperative that all individuals who have been in an accident or collision immediately seek medical attention so that medical professionals can properly evaluate and diagnose any injuries or medical/mental conditions that may have occurred in the accident or collision. Nothing contained in this website is intended to be a substitute for proper medical advice. We will update this articles section periodically.
Beck Law Offices Obtains Largest Employment Law Jury Verdict in Idaho
In 2011, Beck Law Offices obtained a $3.8 Million Dollar jury verdict in an employment law case in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The suit was brought on behalf of a former police officer who had been wrongfully fired. Larry Beck argued forcefully to the jury that our client was fired for purely arbitrary reasons, and his […]
Low Impact Collisions and Injury
Many Insurance companies and their supposedly independent medical research hold that whiplash type injuries can’t occur in low speed collisions. However, simulated impacts at low and high speeds have been studied thoroughly and the results confirm that low speed collisions with minimal or no visible damage to a vehicle can cause significant injury to the […]
Is Whiplash a Real Medical Condition?
Many Insurance companies and their so-called independent medical evaluators consider whiplash to be a fake or made up condition that is used by accident victims to obtain financial compensation. However, medical literature supports that this condition exists and can be caused by forces like the ones exerted in rear end automobile accidents. Whiplash is an […]
What is “Whiplash”?
Whiplash is often the result of rear end auto accidents. Whiplash can result from injury to the neck or cervical area caused by an accident or automobile collision. Whiplash is known as a cervical hyperextension-hyperflexion injury. The resulting neck injury is not always known right at the time of the accident. Whiplash received its name […]
Typical Medical Exams Following an Accident
Back and neck injuries and related medical conditions can be quite serious and take months or years to recover from. Surgery and extensive physical therapy and other treatment modalities may be necessary. This can result in substantial medical expense, work loss, severe pain and mental suffering, loss of usual activities, stress and a serious impact […]
Do’s and Don’ts If You Are in an Auto Accident
Do check to see if anyone is injured, and if so, call for medical help. Do call the police. They will make a police report of the facts of the accident, which may be critical to having a strong insurance claim and lawsuit. Do take a picture of the scene if you have a camera. […]
Do I Have a Good Accident Case?
Accident victims need three things to be present in order to have a good case. First, the other party must have been “negligent”. Obvious examples of negligence for accident cases include auto accidents where a driver runs a stop sign or red light and injures someone else. Second, there must be some type of compensable […]
What is Premises Liability?
Property owners have a duty to keep their property in a safe condition and warn visitors of any hazards that may exist. If someone is injured on another’s property because of unsafe conditions or inadequate warnings, the owner may be responsible for any damages that result. This duty is not limited to private home owners. […]
How Do My Medical Bills Get Paid?
Medical bills from a work injury are paid by the employer or their insurance company. Medical bills from an automobile accident are usually paid in one of three ways. If you have your own health insurance, often your health insurance company will pay the bills from an accident. In addition, the at-fault driver is responsible […]