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The Top 10 Most Dangerous Animals in California

Not only is California the most populous state, with close to 40 million people as of today, but it also has the richest biodiversity in the entire United States. Indeed, the Golden State is so bio-diverse, due to its wild and varied landscape, that it even surpasses the diversity of entire countries. With so many … 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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Idaho ‘Rules of the Road’ for Motorcyclists

With driving laws constantly changing, it’s easy to lose track of which motorcycle laws apply to which state. That’s why we’ve put together a Rules of the Road for Idaho motorcyclists. It’s very important to keep these rules in mind when out driving your motorcycle, or when you’re operating a vehicle in general. Why? Well for … Continued

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Motorcycle Accident Kills 1 in Caldwell

A Riggins man died early Monday morning in a motorcycle accident in Caldwell. Idaho State Police said the accident took place at the intersection of Fillmore Street and South 10th Avenue. Idaho State Police arrived at the scene of the accident and found 19-year old Richard Cook in critical condition. Cook had been riding a … Continued

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Slow-Moving Boise Drivers Cited for Left Lane Driving

Idaho State Police have begun to ticket drivers who travel too slow in the far left passing lane. A law recently went into effect that levies a $90 fine against slow-moving drivers clogging up the left lane. Since the law began to be enforced on July 1st, Idaho police have cited two drivers for driving … Continued

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Weekend Kuna Crash Kills 2; Injures 6

A multi-vehicle crash left a Meridian man and a child dead Saturday night in Kuna, Idaho. Six other people involved in the crash suffered injuries and were transported to local hospitals for treatment. Idaho State Police reported that Thomas Hunt, 18, was driving a 2002 Chevy Blazer north along Robinson Road. When he approached Kuna … Continued

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Spate of Crashes Across Idaho Thursday

Thursday saw three separate car crashes throughout Southeast Idaho. Idaho State Police reported that all three crashes occurred within a 5-hour window. The first crash took place just before 8 a.m. when a semi-truck overturned on Highway 39 not far from American Falls Dam. Power County police said the semi-truck, a 10-wheeler, overturned on the … Continued

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Plane Crash in East Idaho Injures 3

A small plane crashed in a wooded area in eastern Idaho early Monday morning. The Caribou County Sheriff’s Office said three men were injured in the plane crash and that it occurred just west of the border with Wyoming. Authorities first received reports of the plane crash shortly after 9 a.m. Monday morning. Witnesses informed … Continued

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Idaho Bicycle Laws: A Beginner’s Guide

With so many bicycles on Idaho’s roads today, it’s easy to forget just what the rules are when automobiles share lanes with bikes. Where a bicycle rides depends on how fast the bicyclist is traveling. If the bicyclist is moving at the same speed as traffic then they can ride anywhere they like inside of … Continued

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Fiery Crash Shuts Down Highway 26

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]A fiery crash closed down Highway 26 for several hours Thursday night just east of Ririe, Idaho. The accident took place near the US Highway 353-mile marker just after 7 p.m. Several people were reported to have been injured in the crash. Idaho State Police reported that a woman from Jackson, Wyoming, identified … Continued

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Idaho Highway Closed After Fatal Motorcycle Collision

A motorcycle collision shut down State Highway 33 for several hours Tuesday morning. Shortly after 10 a.m., on August 28, Idaho State Police investigated an incident that occurred near the intersection of W 6000 S. Several people were reported to have been injured, and one was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. John … Continued

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Highway I-84 Will Be Widened! Will This Fix Traffic?

Highway I-84 runs from Salt Lake City in Utah, stretching across the southwest of Idaho and then tips into the top half of Portland, Oregon. Traffic patterns across Idaho show that specific areas between Boise and Nampa on I-84 can become congested during certain travel times. For example, the morning commute as people are heading to … 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

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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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Elderly Man Dies in Lava Hot Springs Crash

A single-vehicle crash took the life of an elderly man early Wednesday evening on Highway 30 not far from Lava Hot Springs, Idaho. Emergency responders were unable to save the man before he could be airlifted to a local area hospital. Idaho State Police said Henry Hanson, 84, was traveling east along Highway 30 just … 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 to someone … Continued

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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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Car Accidents Involving a Pedestrian and Nebraska Law

The traffic laws regarding pedestrians are chiefly concerned with protecting those on foot from being involved in an accident with a vehicle. Accidents between pedestrians and vehicles are often tragic and leave the victim with significant injuries. Despite these protective laws, accidents involving vehicles and pedestrians are all too common. Over the last decade Nebraska … Continued

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How to Know If You Have a Strong Personal Injury Case

How to Know If You Have a Strong Personal Injury Case One of the first questions injury victims ask after they’ve been hurt by the negligence of another person is whether they have legal standing to file a personal injury claim. There are a number of factors to consider before one can determine if their … Continued

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2020 United States Car Accident Statistics

2020 United States Car Accident Facts   Car accidents can happen for a variety of reasons. From bad weather to distracted drivers, a car crash can occur in a moment’s notice. Indeed, every year there are upwards of 6 million car crashes in the United States. Suffering an injury due to a car accident in … Continued

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Nebraska Car Accident Statistics 2020

2020 Nebraska Car Accident Facts   Car accidents happen in Nebraska for a variety of reasons. From intoxicated drivers to inclement weather, a car crash can occur in the blink of an eye. Indeed, every year there are upwards of 6 million car crashes in the United States. While Nebraska sees a fraction of these … Continued

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Mandy Gruhlkey Joins The Advocates

Attorney Mandy Gruhlkey Joins The Advocates The Advocates are excited to announce that attorney Mandy Gruhlkey has joined The Advocates personal injury law firm in our office in Omaha, Nebraska. A transplant from Texas, Mandy is proud to have called Omaha her home since her early 20s. She couldn’t think of a better place to … Continued

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Do I Need a Nebraska Car Accident Lawyer After My Accident?

If you were recently involved in a collision, you may be asking yourself: Do I need to hire an Omaha car accident lawyer? Because filing a personal injury claim requires years of legal experience and training, you should always consult with a personal injury attorney before making a claim by yourself. There are certain types … Continued

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What is the Personal Injury Claims Process?

If you’ve been injured in an accident that was likely someone else’s fault, you’re probably wondering what you should do next. When involved in any kind of collision caused by someone else, it’s always important to remember that you have the right to speak with a personal injury attorney before making any decisions. The key … Continued