Month: February 2019

Being in a Car Accident with Pre-Existing Injuries

An auto accident can have a devastating impact on a victim’s life. Not only are they forced to deal with numerous financial burdens, like lost wages and medical expenses, but they often sustain injuries that are painful and debilitating. When a person is injured by an at-fault driver in a car accident, they are legally entitled to file a claim against the at-fault driver to obtain compensation for the injuries and damages they sustained. One …

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Liability in a Semi-Truck Accident

Semi-truck accidents are often far more complicated than collisions that involve multiple passenger vehicles. Although semi-truck accidents can result in far more severe injuries and damages, these collisions are often more complicated because there are numerous parties who are potentially liable for causing the accident. Attorneys at Siegfried & Jensen are well-versed in Utah’s semi-truck laws as well as federal regulations which are imposed on trucking companies across the country. We will work diligently to …

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Defensive Driving Tips To Keep You Safe On The Road

One of the biggest problems with driving is that we are unable to predict the actions of other drivers sharing the roads. Because of this, it is crucial to drive defensively. Driving defensively can help you identify threats on the road in order to respond in a way that ensures your safety. Unfortunately, no matter how many precautions we take while behind the wheel of a vehicle, other drivers can still act negligently and recklessly …

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Laketown, Utah – Rich County Sheriff’s Deputy Struck by Semi-Truck near Laketown Canyon

Laketown, Utah (February 9, 2019) – According to a report from the Utah Highway Patrol, a deputy from the Rich County Sheriff’s Department is miraculously alive after being struck by a semi-truck along the runaway ramp at Laketown Canyon. Incidentally, the deputy had been sent to investigate another semi-truck accident involving a smaller vehicle in the same area. Based on the report, the second semi-truck driver drove toward the scene and lost control. As a …

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