Month: July 2019

Government Immunity In Wrongful Death Claims

Government Immunity In Wrongful Death Claims

A death that is due to the negligence of another party could provide the basis of a wrongful death claim. By definition, these kinds of personal injury claims are meant to provide surviving family members with some type of financial recourse for the wrongful actions of another party, but there are certain exceptions that exist pertaining to wrongful death laws — and the most important one involves the immunity of government agencies. If you have …

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Utah Statutory Regulations & Medical Malpractice Laws

The law regarding medical malpractice is fairly complicated in the state of Utah. There are caps on non-economic damages, caps on lawyer fees, and the lack of mandatory provider insurance requirements in the state make these cases pretty favorable for the defendant. If you are considering pursuing a lawsuit involving medical malpractice in the state of Utah, be prepared for a difficult battle. This article will provide more information that may be helpful in the …

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Utah Seat Belt Law: Am I Required To Buckle Up?

Utah Seat Belt Law: Am I Required To Buckle Up?

When you are behind the wheel, you may have noticed certain signs and billboards stating “Click it or Ticket,” encouraging the use of a seat belt while on the road. From drivers to passengers, the seat belt laws in Utah are applied to everyone who is traveling on the state’s roadways. Under these laws, it is mandated that all vehicle occupants are required to use a seat belt. Also, children that are under the age …

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Liability for Slip and Fall Accidents

If you have been harmed in an accident involving a slip and fall on someone else’s property due to a hazardous condition, you will probably require to provide evidence of some key factors in order to have success in your personal injury case: Either the possessor of the property or his employee should have had prior knowledge of the hazardous condition because another, “reasonable” person in his or her same position would have known about …

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Basics Of Slip & Fall Accidents In Salt Lake City

Slip and fall lawsuits are one of the most common lawsuits involving personal injuries. For starters, they can happen in many different places due to many conditions. During the winter months, children and pedestrians alike often slip and fall due to icy sidewalks or pathways. Negligent maintenance at a grocery store can result in shoppers slipping and falling in an aisle. On the other hands, incidents of slip and falls are fairly cut-and-dry regarding culpability …

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