Coulter Boeschen

Attorney · University of Michigan Law School

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 80 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.

Articles By Coulter Boeschen

Responding to the First Personal Injury Settlement Offer
Strategies to consider after you've received an initial response to your injury claim.
Advantages of Settling a Personal Injury Case
Most personal injury cases settle out of court, and for good reason. Settlement is faster, less expensive, and less risky.
The Victim's Right To Civil Damages for Assault
The criminal case for assault punishes the perpetrator, but a separate case can be made by the victim for civil damages.
Swimming Pool Injuries & Premises Liability Laws
Learn about the duties and potential injury liability of the property owner after an accident in or around a swimming pool.
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.
Strict Liability Rules and Defective Products
"Strict liability" governs most legal claims for injury caused by dangerous or defective products.
Settlement Value of a Knee Injury Claim
Factors that influence knee injury claim value, and examples of verdicts and settlements in these kinds of personal injury cases.
Settlement Value of a Burn Injury Claim
How much should you expect in a settlement for a burn injury claim? It depends on the nature of the injury and the type of claim.
Settlement Value of an Ankle Injury Claim
Factors that determine the value of an insurance claim or lawsuit involving an ankle injury, and a look at recent outcomes.
Settlement Compensation For a Finger Injury
Key factors when valuing a personal injury claim involving an injured finger, and a look at recent outcomes in these kinds of cases.