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Blogging About the Law Keeps Boise Personal Injury Attorney Connected

By blogging about current legal issues, trends in the law, and other topics of interest, Boise personal injury lawyer Alan L. Morton stays connected with the people who regularly visit his law firm’s website. Mr. Morton writes about the issues that impact employees seeking workers’ compensation benefits in Idaho as well as the issues that impact people injured in Boise traffic accidents or other accidents.


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5/16/2017
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Tips for Finding a Good Nursing Home

Do you need to place a family member in a nursing home? Here, we share tips on what to look for when you visit prospective nursing homes.

Category: Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

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5/12/2017
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Dangerous Driving Practices of Millennials

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reports that millennials engage in more risky driving behaviors than other age groups. Here are the top problems.

Category: Auto Accidents

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3/9/2017
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What Pickup Trucks Have Headlights With Poor Visibility

A recent evaluation of pickup truck headlights reveals many models have bad illumination. Learn what the study discovered and how it affects you.

Category: Auto Accidents

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3/1/2017
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How Older Truckers May Increase the Risk of Truck Accidents

Is it safe for people older than 65 to drive a semi? Find out why so many senior truck drivers are working, and why they're more likely to cause a crash.

Category: Trucking "Big Rig" Accidents

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2/28/2017
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Top Emergency Surgeries That Result in Medical Malpractice

There are seven emergency surgeries that account for 80 percent of complications and deaths. If you or a loved one suffered as a result, you may have a claim.

Category: Medical Malpractice

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2/16/2017
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Regulations May Force Truck Drivers to Reduce Their Speeds

U.S. regulators want to force truck drivers to slow down when driving on the highway to reduce deadly crashes. Here’s how the government proposes doing this.

Category: Trucking "Big Rig" Accidents

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2/8/2017
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Recalled Products Sold Through Best Buy

Best Buy paid a $3.8 million dollar fine for illegally selling items that had been recalled in violation of CPSC rules. Did you buy one of these products?

Category: Defective Products

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1/27/2017
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Five Medical Mistakes in Hospitals That Could Harm You

Medical malpractice is more common than we like to believe, even in hospitals. In this article, learn about the top five common medical mistakes.

Category: Medical Malpractice

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1/11/2017
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VW Emission Scandal Settlement Approved

Do you own a vehicle covered under VW’s emission scandal settlement? You may qualify to sell back your vehicle to VW and receive up to $10,000 in compensation.

Category: Defective Products

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1/10/2017
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Over 51 Slide-Offs and 8 Accidents in Ada County Today!

The Ada County Sheriff reports that since midnight this Tuesday (1/10/17) there have been 51 slide-offs, 33 stalled or stuck vehicles and 8 vehicle wrecks .

Category: Auto Accidents

1/3/2017
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Stopping Social Media Abuse of Nursing Home Residents

Did nursing home staff post a picture of a loved one on social media? Learn what duties the nursing home has to stop this demeaning abuse of your family member.

Category: Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

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12/28/2016
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Symptoms of Nursing Home Verbal Abuse

Verbal abuse is common in nursing homes, and residents suffer psychologically and physically. Learn to spot symptoms of verbal abuse to protect your loved one.

Category: Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

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12/20/2016
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When Is Informed Consent Not Required for Medical Procedures

In most medical cases, physicians are required to obtain informed consent, or be liable for malpractice. However, there are certain exceptions to this rule.

Category: Medical Malpractice

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12/13/2016
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How Sleep Apnea Testing Rules Could Prevent Trucker Crashes

Under new rules, certain truckers may be required to undergo sleep apnea testing to reduce crashes caused by drowsy driving. Learn who may be affected.

Category: Trucking "Big Rig" Accidents

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11/3/2016
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Why Antibacterial Soap May Do More Harm Than Good

The FDA banned 19 ingredients in antibacterial hand and body washes, finding they're not effective and could be harmful. Here's what you need to know.

Category: Defective Products

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11/1/2016
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What You Need to Know About the Galaxy Note 7 Safety Recall

If you own a Galaxy Note 7 cellphone subject to recall, shut it off immediately to avoid suffering serious injuries. Here are your options under this recall.

Category: Defective Products

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10/6/2016
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New Federal Law Protects You From Recalled Rental Vehicles

Do you ever rent a vehicle from a car rental company or dealership? Under new federal laws, outstanding recalls must be repaired before you drive off the lot.

Category: Auto Accidents

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10/5/2016
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Know Your Options in the Ikea Dresser Recall to Avoid Danger

Ikea voluntarily recalled 29 million dressers due to deadly tipping accidents involving young children. Learn more about the recall and what your options are.

Category: Defective Products

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9/13/2016
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Determining Eligibility in the VW Emission Scandal

Volkswagen (VW) recently settled its emissions lawsuit by agreeing to repair or buy back certain vehicles. Does the settlement apply to you? Review the options.

Category: Defective Products

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9/7/2016
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Motorcycle Deaths Rise 10 Percent in 2015 Across the US

Are you a motorcycle rider in Idaho? Learn whether your risk of dying in a motorcycle crash increased in 2015 and the importance of wearing a helmet.

Category: Motorcycle Accidents

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8/16/2016
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Raising Speed Limits Increases Fatalities in Car Crashes

Increasing maximum speed limits has caused more fatalities in car wrecks. How are Idaho motorists affected by this alarming trend?

Category: Auto Accidents

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8/10/2016
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Motorcycle Safety Myths That Aren’t True

There are many myths about motorcycle safety. Here, learn common ones you don’t want to follow so you can prevent crashes and keep motorcycle riders safe.

Category: Motorcycle Accidents

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7/29/2016
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A Nursing Home Resident’s Bill of Rights

The Nursing Home Reform Act gives nursing home residents the right to receive quality care and be treated with dignity. Learn how to enforce these rights.

Category: Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

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7/26/2016
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FDA Bans Sales of E-Cigarettes to Minors

The FDA is banning the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under 18 years old. Learn about these new rules and other requirements manufacturers must follow.

Category: Defective Products

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6/22/2016
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The Dangerous Link Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

Use of talcum powder for hygiene has been linked with ovarian cancer in women. Learn about your risk and what you can do to get the compensation you deserve.

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