Matthew R. Harrison
Senior Counsel
mrh@sasseringlis.com

 

Mr. Harrison returned to the law firm of Sasser & Inglis, P.C. following a 10 year engagement in solo practice in the Boise area. During his more than 20 years of practice, Matt has focused on the preparation and trial of personal injury matters from both the plaintiff and defense standpoints, with special emphasis on insurance coverage disputes and claims, personal injury claims, the defense of bad faith claims, and coverage opinions.  In addition, Matt has served as a neutral evaluator, arbitrator, and mediator in civil disputes and insurance claims.  Mr. Harrison has also served the Idaho State Board of Medicine as a panel chairman for medical negligence pre-litigation screening matters.

            

PRACTICE AREAS                   

•    Bad Faith Claims
•    Commercial Litigation
•    Insurance Disputes
•    Insurance Coverage
•    Insurance Bad Faith Claims  
•    Personal Injury
•    Products Liability

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

•    Idaho Bar Association
•    Utah Trial Lawyers Association
•    American Inns of Court No. 130
•    American Bar Association
•    Tort and Insurance Section of the American Bar Association
•    Labor and Employment Section of the Idaho State Bar
•    Worker’s Compensation Section of the Idaho State Bar
•    Idaho Trial Lawyers Association
•    Program Advisory Committee for Brown MacKie College
•    Boise Noon Optimists Club 

 

EDUCATION

•    Law School: University of Idaho, J.D. 1991
•    Undergraduate:  University of Utah  B.S Behavioral Science and Health, 1988

 

BAR ADMISSIONS
•    Idaho State Bar
•    Utah State Bar
•    United States District Court of Idaho
•    United States District of Utah
•    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
 

PERSONAL

Mr. Harrison has held various service and leadership roles in both civic and community service organizations throughout the Treasure Valley, including Law Day with the Idaho State Bar, the YMCA and Meridian Youth Baseball.  As a former Eagle Scout, Matt enjoys skiing, rafting, backpacking and fly fishing in his spare time, especially when joined by his wife and two sons.  Matt has been deeply influenced by his favorite quote from Robert F. Kennedy, who stated: It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.

 

 

SIGNIFICANT REPRESENTATION

Mr. Harrison has experience representing injured individuals and families in a wide variety of injury claims. Matt has successfully litigated cases involving head injuries, severe neck injuries, severe back injuries, brain and neurological injuries, and other bodily injuries arising from automobile accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, and slip and fall matters. Matt has also handled numerous injury claims arising from drunk driving accidents and uninsured motorists.