Month: June 2019

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, you and your attorney may want to decide on: Ongoing expenses; The amount of …

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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 system and let you know if you have grounds for a case against the at-fault party. …

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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 to file an injury claim to seek damages.  Torts and Intentional Torts A tort is …

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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 are you able to persuade the insurance adjuster, the defense attorney, and the jury that …

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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 for what a jury in your area would award in the event you are successful. You …

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