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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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5/12/2017
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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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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

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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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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5/3/2016
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Motor Vehicle Deaths up by Greatest Percentage in 50 Years

Deaths caused by motor vehicle crashes increased by eight percent in 2015 from 2014. Learn what caused the increase and how to keep your family safe.

Category: Auto Accidents

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3/13/2016
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There's No Such Thing As "Just An Accident!"

Everything that happens is the result of cause and effect. There is no such thing as "Just an Accident!"

Category: Auto Accidents

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3/3/2016
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Did the Negligent Driver Who Hit You Park Incorrectly?

Forward parking in parking lots requires drivers to back out of the space, endangering pedestrians and others the driver can't see. Learn safer ways to park.

Category: Auto Accidents

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2/4/2016
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Volkswagen Hires Feinberg to Settle Emission Scandal Claims

Volkswagen hired Kenneth Feinberg to handle its claims fund for people injured in its diesel-emission scandal. Learn what compensation you may be entitled to.

Category: Auto Accidents

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12/10/2015
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Hands-Free Auto Technologies Are Distractions for Drivers

A recent AAA study found that hands-free technology in vehicles caused dangerous cognitive distractions in drivers, increasing the risk of serious accidents.

Category: Auto Accidents

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11/16/2015
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Top 5 Ways People Engage in Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a leading cause of serious vehicle accidents. Cellphones, fiddling with the music or GPS, and passengers are major driver distractions.

Category: Auto Accidents

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8/10/2015
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Determining Liability in Multi-Vehicle Wrecks Is Complicated

If you were injured in a multi-vehicle accident, more than one driver could be responsible for your injuries. Learn the factors used to determine liability.

Category: Auto Accidents

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12/15/2014
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When Your Loved One Has a Traumatic Brain Injury

If your loved one suffered a traumatic brain injury as the result of a car accident, you may not know what to expect. Physical and emotional changes are likely.

Category: Auto Accidents

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7/15/2014
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The Insurance Company After Your Boise Auto Accident

The insurance company doesn’t have your back after an auto accident in Boise. Find out a few things that they don’t want you to know, here.

Category: Auto Accidents

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6/24/2014
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Higher Speed Limits on Idaho's Highways Rescheduled

Boise Personal Injury and Auto Accident Trial Lawyer Alan Morton discusses upcoming changes increasing the speed limit on the interstate in Idaho to 80 mph.

Category: Auto Accidents

5/23/2014
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Safe Driving Tips for the Memorial Day Weekend

Boise Personal Injury and Auto Accident Trial Lawyer Alan Morton discusses safe driving trips for over for Memorial Day Weekend

Category: Auto Accidents

5/1/2014
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Claims Adjuster Trick No. 3 - Unauthorized Practice of Law

Boise Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Attorney Alan Morton discusses how some insurance adjusters engage in bad faith to reduce the payout to claimants.

Category: Auto Accidents

4/29/2014
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Idaho’s Distracted Driving Laws Aim to Protect Your Family

Distracted driving accidents can result in severe physical harm as well as property damage. To prevent distracted driving, Idaho has enacted various laws.

Category: Auto Accidents

4/20/2014
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Debunking Comparative Negligence

Boise Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Trial Attorney Alan Morton discusses the debunking of the affirmative defense of comparative negligence.

Category: Auto Accidents

3/17/2014
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Defendant Admits Responsibility at Trial, But Does He Really?

Defendant claims to admit that Defendant is responsible at trial for the cause of the collision, but does he really?

Category: Auto Accidents

2/18/2014
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5 Ways Hiring an Attorney Can Benefit Your Boise Car Accident Case

Hiring an attorney after a Boise car accident can improve your chances of obtaining the settlement that you deserve. Learn five ways a lawyer can help.

Category: Auto Accidents

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2/7/2014
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Injured by a Drunk Driver in Boise? Recover These Damages

After a car crash caused by a drunk driver in Boise, victims may be entitled to compensation. Learn more about what losses may be included here.

Category: Auto Accidents

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1/29/2014
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Idaho Car Insurance Laws: Protecting Motorists From Rule Breakers

Idaho has minimum auto insurance requirements for all motorists. Since not everyone abides by the law, it is also important to have uninsured motorist coverage.

Category: Auto Accidents

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12/7/2013
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8 Vital Guidelines That Are Crucial for Every Boise Car Accident Victim

Wondering what to do after a car accident in Boise? Follow these eight steps in order to protect your ability to pursue a claim and recover damages.

Category: Auto Accidents

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1/8/2013
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Boise Car Wreck Lawyer: Are You Ready to Drive in Winter Weather?

Brr! It’s cold out there! Time to review some tips about safe driving in winter weather.

Category: Auto Accidents

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