The law office of Brian M. Tanner now works side by side with the law office of Keith Hutchinson. Mr. Hutchinson has specialized solely in personal injury and worker's compensation cases for the last 33 years. He has been recognized nationally and locally for his work and is extremely competent.
Mr. Hutchinson provides counsel and assists in injury related cases. Together, Brian M. Tanner and Keith Hutchinson have a combined 43 years of experience in injury related claims.
If you have been injured in an accident, please call. We will provide a frank assessment of your case, free of charge. We can visit you if you are not able to travel or come to our office. We combine the results you expect from a large law firm, with the individualized and friendly attention you can expect from a smaller law firm. No one will fight harder for you than we will.
Personal injury claims arise when you have been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence. The most frequent types of personal injury claims involve motor vehicle or motorcycle accidents. However, a personal injury case can arise anywhere. The primary components involve a nexus between injury and negligence. If you have been injured at home or at your apartment and the injury relates to someone else’s negligence, you may have a claim. These are called premise liability claims. If you have had an accident at a store and are injured, you also have a personal injury claim. Like all personal injury claims, you are entitled to different types of damages for which you can recover. You are entitled to recover “special damages,” also known as economic damages, such as medical costs and current and future lost wages.
In addition, you can recover non economic damages, such as pain and suffering and/or damages related to disfigurement or loss of enjoyment of life. In Idaho, there are limitations to the amount of non-economic damages you can recover. Idaho limits non-economic damages to about $300,000. You should be careful to distinguish between property damage claims and personal injury claims. If you have lost property as a result of someone else’s negligence, you can only sue for recovery of the property. You are not entitled to pain and suffering damages normally associated with injury claims. You should also be careful to distinguish between negligence cases and intentional injury cases. Insurance companies will cover damages resulting from negligence. Many insurance companies will not cover damages caused by intentional conduct.
• Auto accidents
• Dog bites
• Premise liability
• Negligence claims
• Wrongful death litigation
• Property damage
• Bad faith insurance claims • Personal injury
• Workers compensation