Carsten Peterson has a civil litigation practice which includes personal injury, medical malpractice claims, insurance coverage, uninsured and underinsured motorist claims, insurance bad faith, employment discrimination, wrongful termination, employment wage disputes, and transportation liability. Carsten is admitted to practice law in Idaho and Utah in both state and federal courts, with substantial experience in handling litigation in federal courts. He regularly practices throughout Idaho and Utah.
He has significant experience in defending health care providers in medical malpractice claims, defending employment practice claims, catastrophic personal injury cases involving traumatic brain injuries (TBI), wrongful death, and transportation liability. He is also experienced in administrative complaints filed with the Idaho Human Rights Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) with respect to discrimination claims under the Fair Housing Act (FHA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (race, color, religion, sex and national origin), and state laws prohibiting discrimination. Further, he is experienced in defending health care providers in prelitigation screening hearing panels before the Idaho State Board of Medicine.
In addition, Carsten advises clients in matters involving disputes with the Idaho Department of Labor and Idaho Industrial Commission. His experience also includes advising clients in business formations, purchases, and risk management.
LAW SCHOOL: University of Idaho Law School, J.D., 2001
UNDERGRADUATE: Utah State University, B.S., cum laude, 1998
Chief Magistrate Judge Larry M. Boyle of the U.S. District Court of Idaho