Coulter Boeschen

Coulter Boeschen is an attorney and legal author practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area. He specializes in complex legal research and writing, as well as publishing legal material that explains the law to attorneys and the general public. He has contributed more than two dozen chapters to a wide array of legal treatises and practice guides, a number of which are cited as secondary sources in official California jury instructions. He provides expert legal commentary for LexisNexis on California’s Unfair Competition Law and continuously revises and updates several flagship Matthew Bender/Lexis legal publications, such as the New Appleman Insurance Practice Guide. At last count, he had written close to eighty articles aimed at explaining the law to non-attorneys. Coulter received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 2003. He can be reached at boeschen “at” for legal work and project inquiries.

When he isn’t practicing law or writing about it, Coulter enjoys exploring the Bay Area and beyond with his wife and son.

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Articles By Coulter Boeschen

Steps in a Personal Injury Lawsuit
Here's how a typical personal injury case progresses once the court is involved.
Civil Lawsuits for False Imprisonment
When one person is involuntarily detained by another, it could lead to a civil lawsuit for false imprisonment.
How a Class Action Lawsuit Works
In a class action lawsuit, people who've suffered a similar loss or injury bring a single collective case against the responsible party.
Lawsuit for Defective Breast Implants: Who's Liable?
If someone is harmed due to a faulty breast implant, a lawsuit may be filed against the manufacturer - or less often, against the plastic surgeon.
Personal Injury Lawsuits for Domestic Violence
Survivors of domestic abuse may be able to sue the perpetrator in civil court, seeking compensation for physical injuries and other losses.
Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress (IIED) Claims
A claim of intentional infliction of emotional distress need not be accompanied by physical injury.
Can You Sue a School For Injury to a Child?
Depending on a few factors, a school may or may not be "immune" from a personal injury lawsuit.
The "Average" Personal Injury Settlement
Claimants want to know if there is an "average" starting point for a personal injury settlement, but it's not that simple.
Making a Personal Injury Claim for Nerve Damage
Proving the nature and extent of injury in a nerve damage claim can be challenging. Here are the main factors to consider.
Should You File a Personal Injury Lawsuit Against Someone With No Insurance?
If the party responsible for your injury doesn't have adequate insurance or "deep pockets", filing a lawsuit may be a fruitless effort.