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What Not to Say at the Scene of a Car Accident

The scene of a car accident can be a very hectic place. Nerves are usually jangled, emotions are running high and trying to remember all the right things to say isn’t exactly first on the agenda when dealing with a collision. Sometimes you can do everything right behind the wheel only to end up having … Continued

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The Most Dangerous Roads in South Dakota

Home to expansive prairie grasslands and the iconic Mount Rushmore, there are quite a few jaw-dropping scenes in South Dakota to explore. However, if you’re traveling through the Midwest for the first time, you should consider the most dangerous roads in South Dakota before venturing into the natural beauty of this state. According to the … Continued

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Should I File a Zantac Lawsuit?

Over the last year, the FDA has requested that all products containing ranitidine, more commonly sold under the brand name Zantac, be pulled from the market immediately. The recall was ordered due to concerns that ranitidine medications may contain dangerously high levels of a cancer-causing chemical called N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). The FDA has ordered that all … Continued

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Who is Liable for a Defective Tire in a Truck Accident?

What is a Tire Blowout? Did you know that tire blowouts cause over 75,000 traffic accidents each year in the U.S? If you’ve ever experienced a tire blowout, you understand first-hand just how dangerous and scary it can be. A blowout is a rapid, explosive loss of air pressure in any kind of inflatable tire. … Continued

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5 Steps to Take During Your Personal Injury Case

If you were injured and plan to file a personal injury claim, you should continue reading. The key to building a successful personal injury case is being fully prepared for any possible outcome along the way. Here at The Advocates, our personal injury attorneys will guide you through the aftermath of an being injured due … Continued

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COVID-19 Personal Injury Lawsuits: What You Should Know

With nearly 7.5 million cases of COVID-19 in the U.S, it’s no doubt the pandemic has reshaped society in many ways. The amount of negligence that continues to arise due to the virus has caused even more people to contract Covid-19 and either experience long-lasting symptoms or worse, they pass away. As we continue adjusting … Continued

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Most Dangerous Safety Issues with Airbags

Did you know that millions of cars have been recalled due to faulty airbags? Airbags are designed to help keep drivers and passengers safe from serious injuries, but what happens if they don’t work? In the last 30 years, car manufacturers have worked tirelessly to make motor vehicles safer to drive. For the most part, … Continued

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Alcohol-Related Accident Leaves Two Injured

An alcohol-related accident left two people injured early Sunday morning. The crash involving only one vehicle occurred in American Falls just south of Lamb Weston Road at around 5 a.m. Idaho State Police reported that the driver of the vehicle, Brayan Garnica, 18, of American Falls, and his passenger, Fernando Flores, 19, of American Falls, … Continued

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9-Car Crash on I-80 Sends 4 to the Hospital

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]A 9-car crash sent four injured victims to the hospital in Saturday night’s collision. According to Uinta County Fire and Ambulance, the accident occurred around 9:30 p.m. near milepost 48 on westbound I-80. The road surface at the time of the crash was extremely icy. The emergency response crew included five fire trucks … Continued

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Laramie County Firefighter Killed in Accident

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]A Laramie County firefighter was recently killed in an off-duty car crash Thursday afternoon around 3:40 p.m. The tragic incident occurred on Interstate 80 near mile marker 342 west of Cheyenne. The firefighter was driving westbound on I-80 in a 2006 Kia SUV when he merged from the left lane, across the right … Continued

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Wyoming Drunk Driver Crashes Car, Arrested in Idaho

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] A Wyoming Drunk Driver Leads a 2-State Police Chase On Monday, October 21, a Wyoming drunk driver fled highway police and was arrested by Idaho State Police after crossing the state border. The alleged suspect crossed the state line, crashed his vehicle, and attempted to flee on foot. Andrew Thompson, 34, of … Continued

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Highway Crash in Wyoming Claims 110th Life in 2019

A Fatal Crash in Wyoming Marks 110th Accident Death On September 6, a fatal highway crash in Wyoming claimed its 110th life this year. This tragic incident occurred on US 20 near Thermopolis around milepost 134. The Wyoming Highway Patrol were notified around 4:45 p.m. on Friday afternoon that a motorcyclist had just collided with … Continued

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Head-On Collision Kills 2 Tulsa Men

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]A tragic head-on collision took the lives of two Tulsa men early Sunday morning. The men were driving down I-80 in brutal weather conditions before colliding head-on with a large semi-truck. According to Wyoming Highway Patrol, the two men from Oklahoma were heading eastbound, just west of Wamsutter, Wyoming, in a 2004 Toyota … Continued

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Symptoms of PTSD After a Serious Collision

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]If you’ve recently been in a car accident, you may be at risk of developing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Research shows that nearly 10% of accident victims experience symptoms of PTSD at some point in their lives. PTSD is a mental health condition that drastically alters your perception of a traumatic situation … Continued

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4-Car Crash Occurs near Wyoming Medical Center

Late Monday afternoon, four vehicles were involved in a pileup near Wyoming Medical Center in downtown Casper. Local police state the accident occurred just before 6 p.m. at the intersection of Second and Conwell right across from Conwell Park and the medical center. While investigation is still underway, The Casper Police Department were the first … Continued

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Top FIVE Causes of Distracted Driving in the U.S.

Did you know that distracted drivers kill nearly 10 accident victims every day in the United States? In fact, distracted driving has become one of the primary causes of accident fatalities in the U.S., according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Whether you’re changing radio stations or quickly glancing over at a snow-capped … Continued

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Woman Ejected in Roll-Over Crash Near Swan Valley

Idaho State Police continue investigating a roll-over crash involving alcohol from Sunday evening. The two vehicles collided near Swan Valley, Idaho on Highway 26 around 7 p.m. Police reported that the woman driving eastbound, Angela Krueger 42, of Alpine, Wyoming, had last minute swerved into the other eastbound lane, hitting a second vehicle. Joel Handy, … Continued

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Semi-Truck Crash Kills 1 on Highway 20

One man was killed in a two-vehicle semi-truck crash late Sunday afternoon. The fatal accident took place in the westbound lane of Highway 20, one of the most dangerous highways in the entire state of Idaho. The two drivers were both traveling west just outside of Rexburg right before the fatal accident occurred. Idaho State … Continued

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70-Year-Old Ammon Woman Hit at Crosswalk

A 70-year-old woman suffered serious injuries after getting hit by a car Wednesday afternoon in Ammon, Idaho. According to Bonneville County Police, the local Ammon woman was found in critical condition before she was rushed to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. The elderly woman was in the midst of crossing the intersection at 17th Street … Continued

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Top 5 Worst Accidents In Idaho History

While accident fatalities have decreased nationwide, Idaho has seen a shocking increase in some of the worst accidents over the last few years. In 2015, Idaho car accident fatalities doubled in percentage. In just the first week of June 2018, there were over 7 accident fatalities. Being involved in an accident is one of the scariest … Continued

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Car Crash Sends Mother and Two Children to Hospital

A woman and her two children were sent to the hospital after a horrific car crash in Burley, Idaho early Saturday morning. The car accident occurred around 10 a.m., involving two vehicles and two young children, one of which had to be air transported twice. Carolina Rodriguez, 25, of Paul, was speeding down State Highway … Continued

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3-Car Crash Costs City $10,000 to Replace Bus Shelter

An Idaho driver was cited for causing a 3-car crash in Boise and destroying a bus shelter, costing the city $10,000 to replace the bus stop. Late Tuesday morning, a driver not only sped through a red light, but hit another car and crashed into a bus shelter. Luckily, there was no one waiting in … Continued

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Local Idaho Woman Dies in Motorcycle Crash

A local Idaho woman passed away Sunday afternoon in a grisly motorcycle crash. The fatal accident occurred on Highway 395 in Lake County, Oregon, where the operator of the vehicle failed to see the stopped car ahead. The Idaho couple was heading northbound on Highway 395 before the driver, Jacob Alexander Lepeilbet, 26, of Caldwell, … Continued

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Two Semis-Trucks Collided Head-On in Canyon County

Two semi-trucks collided head-on in Canyon County early Thursday afternoon. The collision occurred down US-95 just outside of Wilder, Idaho. Idaho State Police reported that the driver, David Austin, 71, of Nampa, was heading north before attempting to make a slow left-hand turn on Jacks Road. Austin was driving a 2014 Volvo semi with a … Continued

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G-Adventures Tour Bus Collides With Semi-Truck

On September 11, a G-Adventures tour bus collided with a semi-truck on Highway 30 near Hagerman, Idaho. It was reported that around 7 a.m., the tour bus driver was heading eastbound in Twin Falls County. Investigators say that Christina O’Connor, of San Francisco, was driving a G-Adventures tour bus full of passengers when she brought … Continued

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Head-On Crash Kills 2, Leaves 1 Injured

Two people were killed Friday morning in a head-on crash in Soda Springs, ID. At around 7 a.m., Idaho State Police were called to the scene of a two-car collision just west of the Idaho-Wyoming state border. Richard Lee, 63, and his wife Cheryl Lee, 63, of New Zealand, were driving eastbound in a Dodge … Continued

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Woman Suffers Serious Injuries In Accident Near ISU

A woman was seriously injured in a car accident near Idaho State University early Thursday morning. The accident occurred around 1 a.m. after a woman’s white Ford Focus overturned off of East Benton Street in Pocatello, Idaho. It was stated that the woman was driving towards a dead-end before suddenly veering off the side of a steep … Continued

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Fatal Car Crash Ends in Twin Falls Restaurant

A Twin Falls driver was killed in a fatal car crash early Sunday afternoon after driving into a local restaurant. The accident occurred in Twin Falls, Idaho and local authorities reported that there were no other injuries. Brandon Worring, 26, of Twin Falls, was heading east on 2nd Ave South in a 2008 Subaru Impreza … Continued