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Dan Jenkins is a shareholder of Litster Frost Injury Lawyers. Dan grew up on a farm in Kuna, Idaho, and has always called the Treasure Valley his home. He graduated cum laude from Boise State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and received his Juris Doctorate at the University of Idaho, College of Law, with an emphasis in Litigation and Dispute Resolution, where he received Dean’s List recognition. Dan received the “Pro-bono Above and Beyond” Award for his dedication and service to pro-bono clients and cases through the General, Family Justice, and Mediation Clinics and served as a small claim’s mediator in Latah County. It was those trials, cases, class actions, and mediations that confirmed his desire to be a fierce advocate for victims.

Prior to law school, Dan began working in personal injury law firms in Idaho and Utah as a Pre-Litigation Manager, Paralegal, Spanish Translator, Case Manager, and Negotiator. He gained valuable years of experience assisting, evaluating, and resolving injury claims. Following law school he worked at the Twin Falls County Defender’s Office where Dan was involved in the defense side of criminal cases. There he gained litigation and trial experience, obtaining several acquittals in court and jury trials. Dan now has more than 20 years of experience helping injured victims and their families navigate the claims and litigation processes, which is a job that he loves. Dan has successfully litigated and settled hundreds of personal injury cases, specializing in automobile, trucking, motorcycle, and bicycle accidents. Dan has obtained multiple seven figure results for clients and handled dozens of wrongful death claims for his clients, and in a pro-bono capacity.

Dan is an active member of the Idaho and Utah State Bar Associations and Idaho Trial Lawyers Association. His personal interests include camping, hiking, and fishing. He also enjoys being involved with youth sports and school activities with his three children and wife, as well as travel when time allows.

Tips for Finding the Best Personal Injury Attorney

You never think that you will need a lawyer until you are involved in an accident. In these cases, it is usually you against the insurance company of the negligent party. In such a lawsuit, they will find every possible way to avoid paying the claim or reduce the amount payable. Consult Evan Mortimer, Idaho Personal Injury Lawyer, for help dealing with your case.

If you choose to go alone, there is a significant chance that you will not be rightly compensated. That is why you should work with a qualified attorney. For many people, when the time comes, they wonder “How do you choose the right attorney?”

Evaluate Their Experience

Experience can be directly attributed to success in a case. These experts have seen everything there is in Personal Injury Cases. They know how to navigate the most challenging obstacles that may deny you rightful compensation. There are many things you should inquire about before hiring an attorney, including:

  • Are Personal Injury Cases their main practice in the firm? Some attorneys might deal with the general practice rather than specialize in a single practice area.
  • How many years of experience does the attorney have regarding Personal Injury Cases?
  • Does the attorney have sufficient trial experience?
  • Does the attorney have experience in dealing with the particular case of your concern? For example, how many slip-and-fall accidents have they dealt with, if you were injured in such an accident?
  • Strong success record.
  • If they have years of experience dealing with Personal Injury Cases, you need to look at their record of success. An attorney with a strong track record will most likely win your case. Consider the number of high-value settlements they have won.

HOW TO MAKE YOUR CASE

Unfortunately, your employer’s insurance company may not treat you fairly during your workers’ compensation claim. You may encounter various constraints, such as delayed payment, denied claims, or requests for excessive amounts of proof. Your employer might also make it more challenging than necessary for you to achieve fair compensation by refusing to investigate your claim or fail to submit your case on time. In such situations, the dedicated personal injury attorneys at Litster Frost Injury Lawyers can help you seek justice and protect your interests and rights.

When you hire an experienced attorney, you have someone on your side. Your lawyer cannot allow anyone to take advantage of you during your fight for full and fair workers’ compensation benefits. The attorney will advocate for you, aggressively negotiating for reasonable compensation according to the severity of your injuries and associated losses.

In most cases, an attorney will be able to secure you a better compensatory award than you could have attained by yourself. If settlement negotiations fail to attain the desired outcome, the personal injury attorneys at Litster Frost Injury lawyers can proceed to court. They will handle everything — from drafting the paperwork to interacting with the defense attorney — until you obtain maximum compensation.

Contact Litster Frost Injury Lawyers

A work-related accident can be confusing, painful, and emotional. If you or someone you know has been injured while on duty, it’s important to do everything necessary to protect yourself, including seeking medical attention and speaking with an experienced Idaho Personal Injury Lawyer for expert legal advice and assistance.

Workers’ compensation benefits exist to help those who have sustained work-related injuries recover. However, the process can be lengthy and complex. One slight mistake can cause claim denial or treatment denial, and you may require legal assistance from a workers’ compensation attorney.

At Litster Frost Injury Attorneys, the personal injury lawyers are friendly and maintain genuine transparency with all of their clients. They will help you understand your rights and determine what legal options to explore to attain maximum compensation. If an insurance company is denying your workers’ compensation claim, schedule a consultation by contacting the Law Offices of Litster Frost Injury Attorneys at (208) 591-8648 or fill out your case evaluation form today.

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