Monthly Archives - June 2019

Panguitch, UT - Motorcyclist Killed In Accident On UT-143

Logan, UT – 2 Injured and 1 Critically after Motorcycle Crash on US-89 and W 2200 S

Logan, UT (June 30, 2019) – A woman was thought to have died in a motorcycle accident late Monday evening on June 24th was revived but still reported to be in critical condition. State troopers were at the scene of the crash around 9:30 p.m.  The accident involved a truck that struck a motorcycle with two passengers, a man and [...]

St George, UT - Many Injured In Crash On S 270 E & E Riverside Dr

Spanish Fork, UT – Woman Killed in Multi-Car Crash on US-6 and S 2550 E

Spanish Fork, UT (June 30, 2019) – A woman was killed in a car involving multiple vehicles and a motorcycle on Monday, June 24th. Spanish Fork police officials were at the scene of the crash around 7:44 p.m. at the intersection of US-6 AD S. 2550 East.  Officials claim that a man driving a Nissan Pathfinder east on US-6 a [...]

Working With Your Utah Personal Injury Lawyer

Working With Your Utah Personal Injury Lawyer

After you have found and hired a lawyer to represent you, you may wonder what to do next. We are going to discuss what you should do to effectively work with your Utah personal injury lawyer on your case. Your Primary Considerations While your personal injury case moves on, there will likely be some questions and decisions to make. For instance, [...]

Red Light & Stop Sign Laws In Utah

Understanding Utah’s Liability Laws

It can be difficult to understand liability laws, especially when you are not too familiar with how the legal system operates. If you are involved in a crash and aren’t sure how to proceed with a personal injury claim, you can benefit from the help of a qualified Utah personal injury lawyer who can help you navigate the court [...]

Pain And Suffering Damages In The State Of Utah

Common Terminology in a Utah Personal Injury Claim

Statute of Limitations The statute of limitations is the time period under the law in which someone must file a lawsuit seeking damages. In Utah, the statute of limitations for personal injury claims if generally four years. However, this varies depending on the type of civil suit. When levying a lawsuit against a government body, you only have two years [...]

Factors That Affect Your Pain and Suffering Claim

Factors That Affect Your Pain and Suffering Claim

Damages that are recovered by victims in personal injury cases can vary pretty widely, even when dealing with similar types of injuries. The two primary reasons for this are that damages regarding pain and suffering can be very personal, and juries will likely view damages for pain and suffering a bit subjectively. If you are involved in an accident, how [...]

How Much Should I Settle For in a Utah Personal Injury Claim?

How Much Should I Settle For in a Utah Personal Injury Claim?

If you are participating in a personal injury claim, you should first understand that you must first determine the value of your case before beginning any negotiations toward a settlement. You cannot negotiate until you are certain how much money you are seeking. When trying to decide how much to settle for, you should focus on settling the claim [...]

Punitive Damages for Extreme Cases of Negligence

Punitive Damages for Extreme Cases of Negligence in Utah

You have heard the term punitive damages before involving high-profile court cases. However, when a case goes to trial, punitive damages are only awarded in a very limited number of personal injury claims. To be awarded punitive damages in court, the behavior of the defendant has to be particularly negligent and worthy of extra punishment. We are going to discuss [...]

Do I Have a Case for a Slip-and-Fall Injury Claim?

Do I Have a Case for a Slip-and-Fall Injury Claim?

Private Property Accidents Under the law, slip-and-fall claims are under the jurisdiction of premises liability. This also includes all personal injury claims that are levied against a property owner due to unsafe or hazardous conditions. The owner of any property has a legal obligation or duty to maintain his or her premises, and he or she is meant to use [...]

Truck Drivers at Higher Risk of Workplace Injury and Death

Truck Drivers at Higher Risk of Workplace Injury and Death

There are apparent reasons why semi-truck accidents are very dangerous. Due to the large size of commercial vehicles and their sheer weight, the occupants of smaller passenger cars are very vulnerable to be injured or killed in semi-truck crashes. However, simply because truck drivers handle better in crashes with smaller cars does not mean they are free of risk [...]