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” gmail.com for legal work and
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
Here's how a typical personal injury case progresses once the court is involved.
When one person is involuntarily detained by another, it could lead to a civil lawsuit for false imprisonment.
In a class action lawsuit, people who've suffered a similar loss or injury bring a single collective case against the responsible party.
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.
Survivors of domestic abuse may be able to sue the perpetrator in civil court, seeking compensation for physical injuries and other losses.
A claim of intentional infliction of emotional distress need not be accompanied by physical injury.
Depending on a few factors, a school may or may not be "immune" from a personal injury lawsuit.
Claimants want to know if there is an "average" starting point for a personal injury settlement, but it's not that simple.
Proving the nature and extent of injury in a nerve damage claim can be challenging. Here are the main factors to consider.
If the party responsible for your injury doesn't have adequate insurance or "deep pockets", filing a lawsuit may be a fruitless effort.