Monthly Archives - July 2019

Manufacturing Defects In Utah Product Liability Cases

Manufacturing Defects In Utah Product Liability Cases

Even if a product is designed well, it can still pose a hazard to consumers. Defects in manufacturing happen when the product is inadequately made, departing from the original design. For instance, a bottle of prescription medications could become contaminated while at a processing location or a metal hip replacement could break prematurely because of substandard practices used in [...]

A Construction Worker’s Right To A Safe Workplace

A Construction Worker’s Right To A Safe Workplace

With the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act of 1970, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was established within the U.S. Department of Labor in order to reduce hazards in the workplace and to create programs for health and safety. OSHA safety standards and regulations are applicable to the construction industry as well, so it is useful to [...]

Common Birth Injuries: Cerebral Palsy & Erbs Palsy

Common Utah Birth Injuries: Cerebral Palsy & Erb’s Palsy

Some of the more typical birth injuries are caused by two very distinct conditions that are known as cerebral palsy and Erb’s (or brachial) palsy. Both cerebral and Erb’s palsy are usually caused by complications that happen during the delivery of the child, although cerebral palsy may sometimes happen before or even after delivery. Cerebral Palsy Cerebral palsy is a generic [...]

What To Do If Your Workers’ Comp Claim Is Denied

What To Do If Your Utah Workers’ Comp Claim Is Denied

In most cases, injuries on the job are usually covered under an employer’s workers’ compensation insurance, Utah requires that employers be covered according to their average level of risk for a given industry. However, if your workers’ comp claim is denied, there are still options. You may be able to file an appeal of the denial through the Utah [...]

Construction Site Injuries In Utah

Construction Site Injuries In Utah

Whether it is just a small project for a homeowner or a major commercial development, the construction industry can be extremely hazardous for workers. Every day, construction workers have to operate under extremely hazardous walking conditions, as well as other employees in the field. Because of this reality, severe work-related injuries at construction sites happen extremely often. Regulations, specifications, [...]

Orem, UT - 6-Year-Old Girl Killed By Accident On Golf Course

Orem, UT – 6-Year-Old Girl Killed By Accident On Golf Course

Orem, UT (July 17, 2019) – A young girl was reported to have been killed in an accident on a golf course on Monday, July 15th. Local news sources indicate that the 6-year-old was sitting in a golf cart, 20 yards away from her father who was teeing off at The Links at Sleepy Ridge. The man hit the [...]

Salt Lake City, UT - Man Critically Injured In Crash On I-15 Near 1000 N

Salt Lake City, UT – Man Critically Injured In Crash On I-15 Near 1000 N

Salt Lake City, UT (July 17, 2019) – A man who was involved in a serious collision on Monday, July 15th, was critically injured. Reports from the Utah Highway Patrol indicate that the accident took place on Interstate 15 SB near 1000 North in Salt Lake City. The incident was reported to authorities at around 11:18 a.m.  The accident resulted [...]

Medical Malpractice Laws In Utahut Insurance

Medical Malpractice Laws In Utah

It is certain that a medical malpractice case will be fairly complex. This is true no matter in which state it occurs, with Utah being no exception. Legal issues and medical evidence can become very complicated very rapidly, and a medical malpractice plaintiff — such as the injured patient or the patient’s legal counsel — has to comply with [...]

Birth Injury Lawsuit Settlements in Salt Lake City

Birth Injury Lawsuit Settlements in Salt Lake City

Mothers who are expecting, as well as the babies waiting to be born, are extremely vulnerable during childbirth and active labor. It is true that giving birth is leaps and bounds safer than in previous years due to modern advances in medicine, but complications can still happen that may cause serious birth injuries to infants. Certain birth injuries cannot [...]

Children Are At Higher Risk Of Being Injured In Pedestrian Accidents

Children Are At Higher Risk Of Being Injured In Pedestrian Accidents

From the time that children take their first steps, they are much more likely to be injured in a pedestrian accident. According to findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in every five kids under the age of 15 killed in a vehicle collision was a pedestrian in 2015. This means that children are at [...]