Idaho Law Blog

We handle cases of serious dental malpractice.  Yes, you can sue your dentist for malpractice in select circumstances.  We carefully screen all potential cases of dental malpractice for merit and only advance cases involving strong liability and serious, permanent injury caused by dental negligence.  Often, these involve third molar extractions wherein the patient’s lingual nerveor inferior alveolar nerve is severed or injured.  This results in permanent nerve damage requiring attempted surgical repair by an oral surgeon. Often, patients are left with permanent facial and/or tongue numbness and pain.  Dentists must use proper technique, use proper imaging, must refer certain cases to oral surgeon specialists, and obtain proper informed consent for the procedure. Contact Mahoney Law PLLC of Idaho for questions on dental malpracticedentist malpractice, and dentist negligence.

As we head into 2019, the personal injury attorneys, product liability lawyers, and medical malpractice attorneys at Mahoney Law PLLC of Idaho stand ready to protect the legal rights of our clients.  We carefully screen all medical malpractice claims for merit, and are prepared to invest the necessary costs of litigation from our substantial war chest.  We review all personal injury cases to determine liability and damages so we can lead our clients to the most expeditious and appropriate resolution.  We also thoroughly review product liability claims and product liability cases to determine strength, including review by qualified experts in the field.  We always provide free case reviews and screenings.  In 2019, we will continue our track record of advocating for patient safety, product manufacturer accountability, and good faith conduct on the part of insurance companies.




Mahoney Law PLLC is one of Idaho's go to firms for product liability personal injury lawsuits.  Product liability involves representing consumers and their families when injured by a dangerous product.  Under Idaho law, a product injury victim may prove that an unsafe product was unreasonable dangerous and defective, so-called "strict product liability."  An injured consumer may also prove that a product manufacturer failed to reasonably warn of dangers.  Sadly, we sometimes find in discovery that product manufacturers were on prior notice of serious dangers but failed to fix the problem, having faced past claims and lawsuits and having been aware of studies and data that give them knowledge of serious dangers.  The profit motive, putting dollars over customers, can be a driving factor here.  Mahoney Law, an Idaho based product liability law firm, offers free product liability case reviews and we work on a contingency fee.  We have helped clients as a product liability attorney throughout Idaho obtain justice for serious injuries suffered from all types of unsafe products.  

If we as personal injury lawyers file a lawsuit seeking money damages for personal injuries, from a car accident for example, the at fault driver and his/her insurance company are allowed to conduct what is called "discovery."  This simply means that the other side will send us written questions and requests that we give them information and documents about your case. Our state has formal written rules for this process, called the “Idaho Rules of Civil Procedure.”  In discovery, the written questions are called "interrogatories," and the document requests are called "requests for production."  The written interrogatories will ask for things such as the names of all witnesses, the names of your doctors, your employment background, and your health history, basically everything about your personal injury claim.  The requests for production will ask for things that relate to the personal injury case such as your medical records and proof of any loss of income or wages.  The other side, in a personal injury claim, may also get to take your "deposition," which is really a question-and-answer session under oath about your claim and your background with the lawyers for both sides there.  We get to equally conduct discovery into the other side as well.  Throughout this process, our personal injury attorneys will prepare you, guide you, and be right there by your side to protect your rights during what can understandably feel fairly invasive.  Contact Mahoney Law PLLC, injury attorneys in Boise, Idaho, for any questions you have about personal injury claimspersonal injury law, or personal injury settlements.

With winter weather upon us here in Idaho, we experience an increase in personal injury cases, personal injury insurance claims, and other personal injury matters related to the winter weather.  People often fail to leave a safe stopping distance and drive too fast for conditions, causing an increase in motor vehicle accident cases, car crashes, and auto injuries.  If the at-fault driver has good insurance things may be straightforward; if not, you may need a personal injury lawyer to explore underinsured motorist coverage or even uninsured motorist coverage, as well as medical payments insurance coverage under your own policy.  We also see an increase in slip and fall cases where the owners of businesses have not done proper snow and ice removal and parking lot or walkway safety.  The issue for the personal injury attorney here is to investigate whether they were taking reasonable steps to make things safe and whether there has been any history of problems in the lot or walkway.  We all understand that some snow and ice are unavoidable, but the question is: did the business owner take reasonable steps to shovel and place sand or ice-melt to make things reasonably safe for customers once on notice of an issue?  Call or email us here at the Idaho law firm of Mahoney Law PLLC for a free review and consultation as to your winter weather related personal injury claim.  We serve all of Idaho, including the Treasure Valley - Boise, Meridian, Nampa, and Caldwell.   

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