Personal Injury

Whitehead Law Group has successfully represented clients in a variety of automobile, semi –truck injuries, propane gas explosions, and death cases. This wealth of experience includes claims against governmental agencies, negligent drivers, under and uninsured motorist claims against all major insurance companies, and long term and total disability benefits.

Richard Whitehead has reconstructed accidents through the use of engineers, design experts, and human factor engineers. Mr. Whitehead negotiated the closing of US Highway 12 in order to able videotaping of the perspective of the decedent and the negligent 18 wheel truck driver early on in his practice.

Long term planning for paraplegics, quadriplegics , spine injuries, total knee replacements, shoulder reconstruction, are the types of injuries which Mr. Whitehead has over 30 years of experience in evaluating, and pursuing the life time financial losses for these catastrophic losses.

Mr. Whitehead has also pursued cases based upon unfair and unjust settlement practices, including the damages for bad faith insurance coverage based on a failure to timely pay benefits.

Mr. Whitehead has pursued economic damages for impaired earning capacity through hiring economic and vocational expert witnesses to evaluate the financial damages throughout a person’s work life expectancy. Just and fair compensation is Mr. Whitehead’s goal on all cases that he undertakes.

Mr. Whitehead’s practice is limited to contingency fee representation starting at 25% of the actual recovery. This means no fee unless a recovery is received.

Mr. Whitehead is licensed in Idaho since 1982, Montana since 2001, and Washington since 1992.

Mr. Whitehead has actual experience with cases involving traumatic amputations, broken bones, fractured spines, spinal disc surgeries, carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel surgery, severe burns, strains, spasms, rotator cuff repair, traumatic brain injuries, crushing injuries, dog attacks, and nursing home injuries.

Mr. Whitehead participates in trials, settlements, arbitration, and Small Lawsuit Resolution matters, in Idaho including Ada, Bonneville County, Bannock County, Bonners Ferry, Benewah, Latah, Kootenai, Shoshone, Clearwater, Nez Perce, Lewiston, Idaho, Blaine, Boundary and Payette Counties.

Mr. Whitehead practices injury and wrongful death cases in Washington Including: Asotin, Spokane, Garfield, Pen Oreille, Stevens and Whitman Counties.

Mr. Whitehead practices personal injury and wrongful death cases Montana Including: Beaverhead, Deer Lodge, Flathead, Gallatin, Granite, Lincoln, Madison, Mineral, Missoula, and Sanders Counties.