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

Hysterectomy Errors & Medical Negligence Laws
Hysterectomy is a fairly common procedure, but it's not without risk. In some cases, the medical provider could be liable if things go wrong.
Hospital Liability for C.diff Infection
C.diff is a type of hospital acquired infection that can lead to legal claims against the medical provider.
Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim Against Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser patients cannot usually sue for medical negligence. Instead, they must go through binding arbitration.
Owner Liability for Injury Caused By a Provoked Dog
If the victim of a dog bite was taunting, aggravating, poking, or otherwise provoking the dog, the owner may be off the hook for injury liability.
Injury Lawsuits for STD Infection and Disclosure
Can you sue someone for knowingly infecting you with a sexually transmitted disease? Can you sue someone for disclosing that you have an STD? Both cases may be grounds for a lawsuit.
Settlement Value of a Shoulder Injury Claim
A look at the factors that determine the settlement value of a shoulder injury insurance claim or lawsuit.
Malpractice Claims for Spinal Fusion Complications & Errors
Learn about the types of errors in procedure - or judgement - that can lead to a lawsuit against the doctor by spinal fusion patients.
Civil Injury Cases vs. Criminal Cases After an Assault
After an assault, a criminal case can be brought by the government, and a personal injury (civil) case may be brought by the victim.
Lawsuits for Malicious Prosecution or Abuse of Process
If someone has wrongfully sued you or prosecuted you for a crime, you may have a valid malicious prosecution or abuse of process claim.
What’s a Fair Settlement Amount in a Slip and Fall Case?
Here's what goes into determining the value of a slip and fall injury claim against a negligent property owner.